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“Good King Wenceslas” Gives Me an Uncanny Feeling. Ever Happen to You?

The holidays are approaching, and Christmas carols are beginning to play, and I again experience the eerie feeling that I experience every year, when I hear the carol “Good King Wenceslas.”  Here’s the song; here are the lyrics. For reasons I’ve never fathomed, this carol affects me with uncanny strength. Every phrase, every note stirs me. My hair stands on …


Why “Twilight” Inspired Me To Do Better With My Resolutions.

Assay: I’m a huge fan of Twilight (books and movies)—a fact about myself that continues to fascinate and puzzle me. Last night, I went to see the fourth movie in the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn, which inspired me to look back at a post I wrote two years ago. I really love that post, so here it is again. * …


Listen To Your Favorite Song.

2011 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2011 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2011 a happier year — and even if you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge — welcome! This month’s theme is the Five Senses, and last week’s resolution was to Tap into your senses–go outside. Did you try that resolution? Did it boost your …