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innocence, loss, and hard-won faith

innocence, loss, and hard-won faith

Sometimes I miss what Sarah Bessey calls the “happy clappy” days of my faith.  I was sixteen when I decided that being a follower of Jesus was going to be something that defined me for the rest of my life, and in some ways the decision is still that simple: “Yes.” But there was an innocence…

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By Happy, May 17, 2017
the break-up

the break-up

Church has been the center of my spiritual and social life for as long as I can remember.  Some of my earliest and happiest memories include sitting on the front porch, singing “Tell Me The Story Of Jesus,” and planting marigolds in the Sunday school garden.  My childhood was filled with hymn sings, potlucks, choir…

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By Happy, April 24, 2016
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maybe not nothing

maybe not nothing

Today was a good day.  I slept in a bit, treated myself to an hour and half at a local spa, came home and cooked myself an extravagant lunch, watched a few episodes of Gilmore Girls, spent some more time cooking, and listened to great music.  It was good.  Quiet.  Nice.  Uneventful. And exactly what…

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By Happy, February 14, 2016
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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the one thing worth bottling up

the one thing worth bottling up

One of things I love most about Scripture is the sheer beauty of the imagery it uses sometimes.  Psalm 56:8 has always been one of my favorite verses for exactly that reason: You keep track of all my sorrows.  You have collected all my tears in your bottle.  You have recorded each one in your…

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By Happy, April 29, 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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