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Pray. Paint. Play an instrument.


This is the letter P of the ABC’s of Genuine Happiness.    Every few days I will be posting a phrase beginning with the next letter of the alphabet seeking your opinion or view on the phrase and how it relates to genuine happiness.

Prayer. Such an important part of life. Such a key to happiness. Prayer is a necessity and is a true form of relief. I can’t think of a time in my life I walked away feeling worse after prayer, I always felt better. Happier.  Sometimes it requires patience.  God answers prayers in his own way.   In his own time.

Painting is an art form I only recently started to enjoy. You can let your imagination run wild and be so creative. Painting is fun whether you do it alone, or with a friend. Your creation, your masterpiece, will make you smile. Now, if only I could get this happy about painting the house!

Play an instrument? Fail. I have not done this but I can only imagine the release one feels when doing so.

What is your opinion on the letter P:  Pray.  Paint.  Play an instrument.

Leave a comment, write a post on your blog and ping back to me or tag your post with “ABC’s of Happiness” so I can find you in my reader.

Until next time … be thinking about the letter Q:  Quit a bad habit.  Quiet your mind.

What We Learned Today


While we think Grandkids are the most precious people who walk the earth, they think we are.


Four year olds have a vivid imagination and are much more creative than we are.


There is a real difference between glossy paint and flat paint, but either way the Texans shine.

My Latest Masterpiece


Ho! Ho! Ho!


My latest creation! Merry Christmas!

“Golden Kiss” by Gustav Klimt


So tonight was my first experience with one of those painting classes where you and a bunch of friends get together with a bottle (or a few bottles) of wine and paint until you faint. Although my bottle of wine was a classy bottle of Welch’s Grape Juice bottled in 2013 (damn these antibiotics) I managed to have a great time and created some wonderful memories with my girlfriends! Shannon … girl I missed you … but I know you had a great time at the game even though the Faggies lost!   Aggies …I mean Aggies.  I’m so sorry. Given my obvious talent and my mad skills on display in my painting, I will most definitely keep my day job.