WORD'S WORTH“I said to my soul, be still and wait without hope, for hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love, for love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, but the faith and the love are all in the waiting. Wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought: So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.”   T.S. Eliot 

TFFT Happiness Can Be An Act of Courage

form of courage

It is hard to haul yourself out of bed and plaster a smile on your face and take a crappy situation and turn it around.  It is hard to do that walk past the very people who have made your life miserable and choose not to engage, but instead to keep focused on what you came there to do.  Happiness thieves are all around us, trying to bully others into a dark world of misery and drama and fighting.  Some do it with sins of commission while others choose omission as their weapon of choice. Continue reading


“You are the only person who is in charge of how you feel about yourself. Nobody else can possibly do that. You get to decide if you believe you are beautiful or not, and nobody can take it away from you. If someone suggests that you aren’t beautiful, you can consider how sad it is that they have such a limited view of beauty. You can consider how unfortunate it is that they have such an exaggerated sense of self-importance that they think you should care about what they think. You can also choose to realize that it has nothing at all to do with your beauty and everything to do with their limitations.”   Ragen Chastain