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questions, conversations, and cultural Christianity

questions, conversations, and cultural Christianity

One of the many questions I’ve found myself asking lately concerns the cultural nature of Christianity: how much of what I believe about what it means to be a follower of Jesus has been shaped by what people have told me to think versus what’s actually true?  And what haven’t I questioned yet that maybe…

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By Happy, September 4, 2017
Seven Stories That Have Shaped My Life – #4: the one about transparency

Seven Stories That Have Shaped My Life – #4: the one about transparency

I have a confession to make.  The title of this series changed about 5 times as I perused my shelves. “Oh, but I love this book; I have to tell people about this one.”   “No, I can’t include that one; people won’t understand it.”   “How can one person read this many books? (Every….

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By Happy, August 4, 2015
7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 64): girl power, leadership, and keeping it real

7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 64): girl power, leadership, and keeping it real

— 1 — Happy Friday!  How was your week?  Mine was – well… deep.  I’ve had a number of very intense conversations this week about everything from re-defining forgiveness to the abuse of power in the church, and I also had the privilege of participating in a synchroblog about anger.  One of the things I…

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By Happy, May 22, 2015
7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 63): keeping it real… and curating the internet

7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 63): keeping it real… and curating the internet

— 1 — It’s been awhile since I’ve been this glad to see a Friday night roll around, but goodness, I am so glad it is finally Friday.  I feel like I’ve lived about three weeks worth of life in the past seven days, and I’m exhausted.  This weekend will have about three days worth of…

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By Happy, May 8, 2015
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7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 62): blogging, art, and inspiration

7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 62): blogging, art, and inspiration

— 1 — Happy Friday, everyone!  How was your week?  No, for real – I’d love to hear about it.  Drop me a note in the comments below with the three adjectives that best describe your week.  Extra points for anyone who uses a word I have to look up.  (Note: your points aren’t actually…

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By Happy, May 1, 2015
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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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