Pleasures

fingerpaints

Feeling the cold squish of paint through your fingers; the tight caking on your rainbow-splattered arms; the laugh bursting from your belly.

Finger painting is freedom, is joy, is pleasure. Grateful you could remind me.

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Favorite Quote

look at your feet

“When you wake up in the morning, called by God to be a self again, if you want to know who you are, watch your feet. Because where your feet take you, that is who you are.”

– Frederick Buechner, The Alphabet of Grace

Noon

HawaiiIsMyHappyPlace

“Hawaii is my happy place,” I said to no one, ever, at any time. The morning was too bright, too hot, and too lonely.

But the light’s beginning to change. Happiness, like a cockroach, has a way of creeping up on you.