Category Archives: enjoyment

Judged for failing to enjoy

There’s an old Jewish saying that we’ll be judged for all the good things God has given that we failed to appreciate. It reminds me of the traveller who met an old priest high in the mountains, who told him … Continue reading

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Dust if you must

Rose Milligan, in a thought provoking piece of wisdom about making the most of life, wrote these words: ‘Dust if you must, but wouldn’t it be better to paint a picture, or write a letter, bake a cake, or plant … Continue reading

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My little red car

I remember the first time I saw my little red Renault 750, sitting in a used car lot. It was my first car and I fell in love with it. It didn’t go very fast and sounded like a chaff … Continue reading

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I wish I’d kept that

A friend of mine who works in real estate told me about a man who became increasingly envious of his friends because they had larger homes. So he listed his house with an estate agent, planning to sell it and … Continue reading

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If you’re happy and you know it…

Dictionaries often define the word ‘happy’ as ‘lucky’ or ‘fortunate’. But there’s another definition that describes it as ‘the capacity for enjoyment.’ I like that because I’ve long believed that it’s not how much we have that makes us happy, … Continue reading

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