Wednesday, August 1, 2012

watch out for that sneaky melancholy.........





39 comments:

Sherri B. said...

I'm done with that nasty melancholy, I kicked him out of my life...For Good!

Thanks for sharing the book. xo

Clara {Clover and Violet} said...

Looks very interesting, I choose JOY!

Privet and Holly said...

Mr. Melancholy
rarely sneaks in
around here, I'm
happy to report,
but I most definitely
relate to how he
operates!!

Here's to joy....

xo Suzanne

magpieandbutton said...

no melancholy with your beautiful images to see! I want to find all my pretty beads and make rainbows... Thank you! x Maggie x

Sandra van Doorn said...

i really love the lay out of this post, with this gorgeous text on beautiful pictures... i’d like to stop at the first line and think that joy is infectious..
x sandra

polkadotpeticoat said...

I spent part of my day with a negative person.....this was wonderful!

vintage grey said...

Loved this post!! I want to be humming with joy everyday!! Thanks for sharing!! xo Heather

Amanda (Small Acorns) said...

Humming with joy is such a nice way to be! That books sounds very wise Koralee. xx

by Teresa said...

Koralee.. this is so good to hear. I got a really negative email this morning from someone who picked apart a recent picnic activity and it had me really down. But you're right.. don't let the haters get you down! ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Koralee,

Love your sweet upbeat post, thanks for sharing. Humming with joy here and should be going to do some sewing instead of sitting at the computer.

Hope you are having a lovely week, dear friend and thanks for all the joy you bring to us.
Hugs
Carolyn

Holly Loves Art said...

I love surrounding myself with joy! What a lovely and very true post. Thank you! I hear you loud and clear

The Blue Farmhouse said...

Thanks for the reminder with your most beautiful blog and images.

Happy Dance...<3

NanaDiana said...

Oh-What a beautifully written piece. I love it- and isn't that the truth? Under every joy lies a bit of melancholy waiting to rear its sad, ugly head. I think my folks (the Irish) are a melancholy bunch- xo Diana

Marilyn said...

Now that I think of it, this is so true. Love your thoughts and photos here today. I am sure I would love this book too.

Jennifer Beaudet said...

This is wonderful! Nothing but joy here! That's what makes your blog so special. Even a post about melancholy makes me smile.

Tereza said...

beautiful post and lovely necklaces!
Xo Tereza

Mimi said...

HI SWEETIE!!!
I am indeed JOYFUL...I try everyday to make a joyful noise unto the lord.....I have ears listening....if I say a word...it gets repeated eventually.....My Grand daughter was away over the weekend and came home with a new phrase....OH MY GXX....that is not nice....I said to her....we say Oh My Gosh....or OH my word...so I speak a little kinder this days!!!
Hugs 2 U,
jamie

gilly said...

I choose joy too.. JOY rules! :-)
xx

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

It's okay to feel a bit melancholy sometimes when you are all alone. But when it comes to sharing with the world and those around you, it's definitely best to exude and share joy. Happy August! Tammy

flowersandhome said...

Wow, how strange, it's as if this post was made for me. 'A gloomy state of mind'... So well said... The weather, the circumstances, everything really, has me feeling a bit melancholic today, but I won't let it get the better of me, I promise. White chocolate, Pomegranate and a recipe should get me going again ;-) Thanks for your post. Beautiful text. Want to read that book actually. See, already feeling the joy ;-)
Bye,
Marian

It's me said...

Lots of joy for today darling...love Ria...xxx

Alessandra said...

Well, at least melancholy is the memory of something good! :-)

Ciao
Alessandra

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Good morning dear friend!

Melancholy is like clouds traveling through a blue sky. They come and they go, but they are vapors. Yes, vapors that can be torrential rain storms and often deadly. But they pass but the blue sky and the dark night are permanent promises of a living and LOVING embrace that will never let us go or allow us to miss out on THE JOY!!!! Have a joyful read my friend! Anita

Dagmar said...

❤who better to share joy between us all than you and your sweet words...I am quite sure your middle name is JOY!
Xoxo

Palomasea said...

Thank YOU for always spreading beauty and JOY, sweet friend!!
Have a magnificent summer day...
Love and hugs,
- Irina :)

Behold the Metatron said...

You are so right. It is sneaky!

kristen
www.beholdthemetatron.com

Martina said...

Sounds like a good read Koralee, i don't like melancholy, but i do love these words! Happy vibes from me! xox

Helen Philipps said...

Yes, humming with joy here today, dear Koralee!! But the quote about melancholy does capture a universal truth in it's subtle wording..... turning to joy is always the way to close out that sneaky melancholy. Enjoy your book, it does sound wonderful, I will look for it:)
Wishing you a joyful day!
Helen x

♥ Mary Janes TEAROOM said...

Hello Koralee...It's always a real joy to visit you here....a real tonic to deal with gloomy melancholy!...Your book looks a lovely read and I Iove your pics as always...
Hope you have a HaPpY WeEkEnD!
Susan x

Barbara said...

Keeping busy...that's the key to avoiding melancholy! But sometimes it does sneak up on us. :(
Haven't read this book yet...will put it on my list for Kindle.
Have a wonderful weekend, Koralee!

Apple Blossom Barn said...

I love when someone recommends a good book I am a little book worm!!

Have a lovely weekend
Denise

Vintage Sheet Addict said...

She knows what she's talking about, what a poetic way to write! Ada :)

Gloria said...

SO uplifting!!! :) Love it! I need to find this book. I love how you edited this post (all of your posts)....very beautiful!

Thanks for sharing, sweet friend!
Happy Friday!!! :D

xoxo...Gloria

Sam I Am...... said...

Isn't that the truth! Looks like a book worth reading if she writes like that. I'm always looking for a good book and love ones recommended by friends. Thank you!

emilyandtheyellowhouse said...

Was just being gloomy. Thanks for being joyful! :)I think I'll think up five happy things. :)

Elyse said...

you are so sweet.

happy summer wishes

xo
elyse

Maria said...

Good morning Koralee!
These are beautiful and very wise words! I never thought of melancholy as being "sneaky" but you are so right!
I think this is why filling our souls and hearts with gratitude is the key to keeping our joy. So important to make it a daily habit.

We're still enjoying our time with Jason ... It's quiet right now ~ everyone is still a bunch of sleepy heads! It's been so nice to "stop by" your sweet Bluebird Notes ~
Have a beautiful weekend ~ may your cup be filled with overflowing joy, always!
~ Maria

Eugenia said...

it is my goal to choose joy.
i remember traveling to work on the train.
a lady sitting in front said, "are you humming?" annoyance in her voice.
i said I don't know was I?
she was so perturbed.

totally understand nasty old melancholy.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

You precious, precious friend! YOu came RIGHT BEFORE I PUSHED THE PUBLISH BUTTON to my new post. You are a joy!!! Anita