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Old 11-25-2019, 05:26 AM   #361 (permalink)
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Old 11-25-2019, 05:27 AM   #362 (permalink)
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That's so funny Ann, that little dog is full of the joys of spring, never mind winter. x
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Old 11-25-2019, 05:33 AM   #363 (permalink)
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Old 11-25-2019, 04:17 PM   #364 (permalink)
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What a funny, funny little dog--I LOVE him!
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Old 11-26-2019, 05:33 AM   #365 (permalink)
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Joy is something I try to find each and every day. No matter what the weather, or what the circumstance, there is always joy in there somewhere. So I am going to stick to a joy theme here for a few days, and share it with anyone who needs a little in their life.

Starting with one of my favourite poems...

Joy
Rabindranath Tagore

And Joy is Everywhere;
It is in the Earth's green covering of grass;
In the blue serenity of the Sky;
In the reckless exuberance of Spring;
In the severe abstinence of grey Winter;
In the Living flesh that animates our bodily frame;
In the perfect poise of the Human figure, noble and upright;
In Living;
In the exercise of all our powers;
In the acquisition of Knowledge;
in fighting evils...
Joy is there
Everywhere.


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Old 11-26-2019, 05:50 AM   #366 (permalink)
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That's a good attitude to have Ann and you are so right, there is joy to be found in everything if you just open your eyes and look. I just love that poem and the little video clip, so heartwarming. Thank you. xxx

To continue with Ann's theme..

Perception. ..
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Old 11-26-2019, 06:20 AM   #368 (permalink)
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Love that, Daisy. I may steal the first for another grat thread here, it's too good to not share.
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Old 11-26-2019, 06:24 AM   #369 (permalink)
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Feel free to steal whatever you like Ann. xx ( maybe I should rephrase that )
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I got home from work and saw that LEAPING dog and just laughed and laughed. I just got up this AM and came to this page again and laughed some more. Yup, leaping dogs and joy!
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It's just wonderful isn't it Honeypig, I can't stop looking at it either, it's like a ray of sunshine on a dark day. xx

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"When you judge another, you do not define them. You define yourself."

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Daisy, I am reading (for the second time) Wayne Dyer's "There's a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem" and am at a part that includes what you posted today. I need to pay heed when these readings poke me in the ribs.

This is a link to his website (he died a few years back) and I hope it is okay to post it here because there are many free downloads of his inspirational talks and quotes which are relevant to each of us.

https://www.drwaynedyer.com/
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More joy....

My favourite flashmob, Ode to Joy. It starts out quite solemn but watch the joy grow as the crowd joins in.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbJcQYVtZMo

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Thank you Ann, I shall have a look at your link at some point today. It's strange how we do get poked in the ribs at times by the readings, I think we are meant to take heed.
I've seen the video clip before and it is truly awe inspiring, I love it. Thank you. x
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Ann, I've seen that flash mob video before but it seems there's something in my eye...thank you for this!

...stealing for the Weekender thread.
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but it seems there's something in my eye...thank you for this!
I have that same problem whenever I watch it, bim. Even now that I wear glasses for all computer work, I still always seem to get something in my eye...

It is just SO beautiful.

And I must confess to never having listened to or read Wayne Dyer, even though I'm familiar w/the name. I find that I have some unexpected time to myself these next several days, so I'll check into that site and do some listening.
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Oh yes, HP, do listen to some of the videos. I heard him speak several years ago now, on PBS I think, and I was mesmerized from the beginning and ended up listening all the way through.

I like his books because even after I have read them, I can open them anywhere and get inspired.

I promise you won't regret getting to know him.
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I'm going to make an effort to read some of Wayne Dyer's work this weekend. I feel inspired to do so now. xx

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