Last Sunday, the service at our church was about the current economic climate and what we as Unitarian Universalists can do about it. One of the members of the church … Continue reading Monkeys on a Mission
When Heather Hopkins’ mother told her a story about how ashamed she was to go to school in tattered and ill-fitting clothes and shoes when she was a child, Heather … Continue reading Heather Hopkins: A Mother Called to Serve
The first Christmas after my husband and I graduated from undergrad (before he was my husband), I bought him a leather jacket. This gift was perfect for him, not because … Continue reading Lousy at Keeping Secrets
Forty weeks! I’ve been working on this Happiness Project for as long as it took me to gestate my first child (my second child took about a week longer). It … Continue reading Week 40 Review: Marching, Bouncing, Not Road Raging
Service month is getting a slow start. I’ve not done much towards my resolutions this week. In fact, instead of doing a friend a random kindness, I asked her to … Continue reading Week 39 Review and Praise for Aunties on Mother’s Day
The other day, my friend Lisa posted a comment on my post Volunteering as a Path to Greater Happiness. Here’s how it reads: I’ve learned a lot from your blog, … Continue reading Getting Random with my Resolutions
The day (and evening) have gotten away from me. So for Monday’s post, I leave you a quote to ponder from Gretchen Rubin. It’s her “Second Splendid Truth”: One of … Continue reading Volunteering as a Path to Greater Happiness
For April, I considered ramping back on my resolutions because of our family situation, but decided to just leave the resolutions as-is and see what all I could accomplish amid … Continue reading May is Service Month!