Day 2875: Getting my joy back

After dealing with many setbacks, losses, scares, pain, and disappointment over the last four years, I am finally getting my joy back.

Can you see my joy in any of these images?

The best way to get over someone

who uses their energy to destroy

is to build with joy.

Last night, while I was getting my joy back, I heard this old favorite, which always gives me joy.

In “Love is the Answer,” Todd Rundgren asks, “Are we alive or just a dying planet? What are the chances?”

With joy, love, hope, clear vision, trust, good enough leaders, and a commitment to the hard work ahead, we now have a chance.

I’m getting my joy back with gratitude, so thanks to all who help me create these daily posts, including YOU!

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34 thoughts on “Day 2875: Getting my joy back

  1. I feel it 💝 thank you Ann!

  2. Glad to hear that. You can retire your black marker on walks.

  3. Found this by chance.

  4. Yes! I can feel it. Hope you can feel mine flowing towards you from north of the 49th.

    Love this sentiment – “The best way to get over someone

    who uses their energy to destroy

    is to build with joy.”

    And thank you to Maureen for sharing that video. So moving and inspiring and touching. What a beautiful song.

  5. Hi Ann – I am so glad you are feeling better about things!! It is going to be a wonderful day! I hope your day is filled with joy and happiness!

  6. So happy for you Ann.

  7. I’m glad you’re feeling more positive.

  8. puella33

    Ann, please help me understand the meaning of the crab, and what is written on its mask? Thank you. I’m glad you are feeling more optimistic. Have a nice week-end.

    • I would be happy to do so — the crab is a door knocker I see on my walks, and “VOTE” is written on its mask. I’m always glad to see you here.

      • puella33

        I’m glad you explained that, I perceived the crab to be on your table ahaha Thank you

  9. “The best way to get over someone who uses their energy to destroy is to build with joy.“ oh, this is liquid gold. Thank you. 🙏🏻

  10. Those rocks give me joy because they’re people sharing messages with something that’s a fundamental part of our planet.

  11. I see joy in every frame of this post. and I’m so glad your mojo is returning.

  12. May this joy within you never disappear, my dear friend ♡〜ლ(๑癶ᴗ癶๑)ლ〜♡

  13. Dr. Harley is getting my joy back. Follow the light.

  14. Joy and hope–May they come to stay!

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  16. Little things can really lift me up. Your video from the Mike Douglas Show made me smile. I used to watch that religiously. LOL! I think we rally must reach for joy sometimes. It is easily robbed from us, but most of the time we can “get it back” with some reflection. I have felt depleted, but I can feel the joy, too. ❤

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