March 2nd of this year marked the anniversary of the day I decided that I wanted to be a follower of Jesus for the rest of my life. It’s hard to believe that was twenty-four years ago. If you’re curious, you can check out a post I wrote several years ago called finding grace, which is…
Every now and again, a book comes along that completely captures my heart and soul. A book that says all the things that I’m pretty sure God has been trying to tell me anyway, and tells a story in which I can easily find mine. Michele Cushatt’s memoir, Undone, is exactly that kind of book. Michele’s…
Remember how I said that I was going to soldier on, and keeping fighting myself into wiser patterns of thought and behavior? You would think that at this point in my life, I would know better than to make statements like that… Last week was rather an epic Lenten fail. I did not succeed in establishing anything even…
— 1 — Happy Friday, everyone! If you haven’t yet discovered the gem that is Random Cathy: Life Outside The Lines, now is your chance! Cathy wrote a post last week called Thoughts On Growth And Change that perfectly captures the fluidity of faith and the constancy of God. It’s probably poor blogging strategy to be all like…
— 1 — Winter has finally arrived in the Midwest – and boy, has it ever. People, it is COLD. But there is snow now, so at least it’s pretty! I have always loved the snow. When I looked up a post I remembered writing about it (over 6 years ago now), I was reminded…
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 feminism.
A bit about me: 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.
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"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it." —Helen Keller via @momentumdash
"Watch carefully the magic that occurs when you give a person just enough comfort to be themselves." —Atticus via @momentumdash
"Failure is success if we learn from it." —Malcolm Forbes via @momentumdash
"Be kind; everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." —Ian Maclaren via @momentumdash
The long, dark, and extremely chilly days of late autumn/early winter are finally creeping into the city. ow.ly/xp2v30gCmwg
There's something beautifully compelling and yet simultaneously awful about rainy fall days in New York. ow.ly/ARkH30gdy2c
"Make the most of the best and the least of the worst." —Robert Louis Stevenson via @momentumdash
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