Back to home
loving God

loving God

    I recently found myself unexpectedly challenged by something I’ve read. It’s from a book by Peter Rollins called How (Not) To Speak of God. First, this (he’s talking here about traditional forms of apologetics and why the emergent church doesn’t embrace them): “…if someone is convinced that there is a place where they will…

Continue Reading
By Happy, March 24, 2007
weeping willows and blazing glory

weeping willows and blazing glory

At the house where I lived for the first year and a half of my life, there is (or was) a gigantic weeping willow. I know this because my uncle owned the house and we used to go visit him and pick blackberries and raspberries from the bushes in the backyard, and then we used…

Continue Reading
By Happy, March 12, 2007
finding grace

finding grace

Today, sometime between 10:30 and 11:00am, I will have been a Christian for 16 years – pretty much half my life now… (that just floors me.) In some ways it feels like it’s been forever, and in other ways it still feels like yesterday. It was March 2, 1991. Killingworth Congregational Church, in Killlingworth, Connecticut,…

Continue Reading
By Happy, March 2, 2007
  • 1
going sockfoot

going sockfoot

It was a hot summer Thursday evening, years ago at a Vine Band rehearsal; our bassist was wearing flip-flops and he took them off. Our worship leader commented on this, and our bassist replied something to the effect of: “you can’t play rock-n-roll in flip-flops, there’s just something wrong with that.” So we all went barefoot for…

Continue Reading
By Happy, February 24, 2007
doorkeeping and hot dogs

doorkeeping and hot dogs

    “Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked.” – Psalm 84:10         September 11, 2004. I checked my email that Saturday afternoon, and read this email from…

Continue Reading
By Happy, February 10, 2007
Meet Happy

Thanks so much for visiting Simple Felicity! My name is Happy. I have an amazing talent for misplacing my keys, a deep appreciation for whomever looked at the coffee bean and thought, "Hey, I wonder what would happen if I roasted this?", and road trips to Michigan are pretty much my favorite.

Simple Felicity is, at its heart, a blog based on the unshakeable belief that happiness really isn't all that complicated. Sometimes finding it can be - but happiness itself is pretty simple, and it's often found in the simplest of things: good food, good books, and good company. So those are the things I write about, along with a few other things that really matter to me, including faith and femininity.

Contact me anytime at simplefelicity7 (at) gmail (dot) com! I'd love to hear from you.

Subscribe to My Newsletter

Topics
Recent Tweets
My Writing
Bonbon Break