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Thought for the day

Sara Lingafelter
Sara Lingafelter
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Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder…

I’d provide an attribution, but since some sources say the general idea is Thoreau’s, and some sources cite Nathaniel Hawthorne, I’ll just say one of them probably said it, in some form, similar but not exactly the same as the above. Anyway – that’s one of the quotes on my bulletin board, and I just felt like sharing it today.

I’m going to add a comment to the “fear of falling” post since I’m still working on that particular issue and had a bit of a confidence setback in the gym last night; but this post is for happy stuff, so here’s the rest of the happy…

Sounds like I’ve got climbing plans this weekend, which I’m very excited about. It’s been a very long, very busy week (and a very long, very stressful few months) so I’m looking forward to sleeping out and climbing rocks and getting some time outdoors. I’ve been cooped up too much, and too long. Here’s a wish for good weather for your weekend adventures…

Sara Lingafelter

Sara (Grace) Lingafelter takes steps forward and backward toward a right-sized life on a daily basis.