Monday, November 17, 2008

Worldwide Happiness

We hung some new prayer flags up this year on Samhain. I love to look out the kitchen window and see them sending prayers to the winds every day! A gentle reminder of the gifts in my life.

"Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon. A happiness weapon. A beauty bomb. And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one. It would explode high in the air -- explode softly -- and send thousands, millions, of little parachutes into the air. Floating down to earth -- boxes of Crayolas. And we wouldn't go cheap, either -- not little boxes of eight. Boxes of sixty-four, with the sharpener built right in. With silver and gold and copper, magenta and peach and lime, amber and umber and all the rest. And people would smile and get a little funny look on their faces and cover the world with imagination."

-- Robert Fulghum

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