Wednesday, April 11, 2012

A to Z Challenge: Joy

A to Z Challenge

Theme: Creativity Toolbox

J = Joy


Creativity brings joy, and joy creates life-giving creations. Joy and creativity build each other up, again and again.


What brings you joy?


Creativity/Writing Challenge: Write or create something that brings you joy!


(by hersley)


 
The Sensational Haiku Wednesdaytheme this week is happiness:

Happiness smiles wide
Laughter bubbles up inside
until joy resides



17 comments:

  1. I agree that creativity and joy go hand in hand. I have found that I feel so happy when I get to see the finished product of pure spontaneous creativity.

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  2. Joy! I love the word joy. My daughter's middle name is Joy, after her Grandmother.
    Joy and creativity are closely linked. Nice post!

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  3. You're right, being creative. Playing my guitar. Doing something with my wife. Remembering God loves me no matter how bad I screw up my day...

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  4. Ha! Love the smile on that kids face. That gave me joy.

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  5. Joy - I love that feeling!

    Emily - Thanks!

    Alex - God always loves you no matter what - and I can't imagine you screwing up your day.

    L.G. - Glad it gave you joy. I love that picture too.

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  6. Joy to me is pleasure in the simple things. The child laughing is a perfect example of that.

    Thank you for your post.

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  7. Spectacular smile!
    Thanks for stopping by..

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  8. I agree: creativity does bring joy. Have you ever noticed how when you complete a project, whether it's writing, decorating, a preparing a special meal, etc., you can't stop looking at it and smiling over it?

    :)

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  9. Fantastic haiku ~ I am smiling ~thanks, namaste, ^_^

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  10. What a GREAT photo of the boy. Just makes me smile, inside and out! Writing in general makes me smile. :)

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  11. I feel the most joy when I am writing, taking pictures, or with my husband. Trips are fun because I can combine the last two.

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  12. What gives me joy? Signing/singing my praises to Him!

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  13. Pure joy to read this haiku.

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  14. I liked your Haiku. Joy is one of the slipperiest feeling of the human experience, yet the one most worthy to keep fighting for. Great post.

    From Diary of a Writer in Progress

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  15. You've made that connection between laughter, happiness and joy, perfectly. Love your haiku. Am following your blog, naturally :)
    Rosie Gan

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  16. Love this ... and the photo is precious to pair with it!! Wishing you many bubbles of joy!!
    Dig In and Dig Out

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  17. Hi Tyrean - great haiku, and great smile :)

    I fixed your link for you - it went somewhere I couldn't follow...

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