I want to establish a weekly series on this blog called “What’s Making Me Happy This Week,” lifted from everyone’s favorite segment on the best pop culture podcast. But somehow, despite the okay week I’ve had and the sunshine outside, it seems wrong to publish a column called “something something happy” today. You know, with the …
Mavis Staples – Take Us BackThe great Mavis Staples performed the opening cut from her soul-affirming new record Livin’On A High Note, live on the Late Show. She also sat down for a wonderful interview with Stephen Colbert, talking about her experience of ‘opening’ for Martin Luther King Jr.(Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Mary Lambert – Lay Your Head DownA beautiful song poem about all the reasons we cry. Mary Lambert sure knows how to play my heart strings. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Happiness is not good enough. Don’t rest on happiness. I mean it’s okay and I hope you are all happy, but we got to do more than that. Toni MorrisonJust one of many thought-provoking statements by Morrison in a 2010 conversation with Angela Davis on libraries, literacy, and liberation (and so much more) The discussion …
It is a happiness to wonder; it is a happiness to dream. Edgar Allan Poe Yes, Edgar, yes it is.
I think and think and think, I’ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it. ― Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
I’m really afraid to feel happy because it never lasts. Andy Warhol (via fumer)