Makes Me Happy Monday (number 2)


Fall seven times, stand up eight.  ~Japanese Proverb. 

Hello Monday!  Been feeling run over lately but gonna keep standing up. every. single. time!



A few links to share that Made Me Smile

Talk about happiness: a photo of the original cast of Sesame Street.  

As a boy mom, this post "on dating" struck a chord with me. Lots of men don't know to treat women simply because they were not taught. The author says she takes her boys on dates starting at the age of five so they'll know how to behave on a date and how to treat women. Lots of men could have used a mom like this!

Write the Back Cover of Your Life by Jon Acuff. Makes me wonder if how I want to live and be remembered is lining up with how I'm actually living. What would the back cover of your life say?

7 Things You Need When You're Overwhelmed and Can't Keep Up by Ann Voskamp. Her words gave me life this past week:  "Your whole life can feel like you are running for your very life, like you are trying to out run a tsunami of stress. ...the goodness and mercy of God isn’t just following after me placidly. The goodness and mercy of God pursues after me passionately." I'll be feasting on this one for a good little while.

 If you aren't following Lalah Hathaway on Vine you are missing some serious laughs.

Loose ends...

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