God, i love to love and be loved

teddy bear at athletic facility
Hoping the global trail of Jack the Bear photos and the 25,000+ blog posts is enough to some day be an Olympic Gold Medal dad.

God, i love to love and be loved.

Favorite story of all time.

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Robust joy

PBJ sandwich
Robust joy is a simple meal, easy prep. wholesome ingredients. No?


Irene is a seating hostess at the Marriott San Antonio NW.

We met two days ago, a minute after i checked in because, on the way to the elevator to go to my room, i spotted someone i knew in the hotel atrium. i walked over to say hi and that’s how i encountered Irene.

She remembered my name yesterday morning.

The lobby restaurant opened at 6:30 AM.

i arrived a few minutes later.

“Good morning Jeff.”

It was a wow moment. We talked about it and then moved on with our individual morning routine.

As i was leaving, i struck up our conversation again and asked her, “What is the meaning of life?”

“Joy. Robust joy.”

i’ve asked well over 1,000 people the same question.

Have never heard that one.



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What are the biggest, nagging questions we’ve been carrying?

What are the biggest, most nagging questions we’ve been carrying most, if not all, of our lives? Twelve of those questions are here.

And tomorrow, I hope to revisit something that’s been troubling the world me – Sandy Hook, now that I’ve had eight days to think.

This is the third daily blog I write out of five, the fourth is about our contribution we make, in exchange for survival on our planet – click here.

(* wrote this Dec 22, 2012… Sandy Hook happened Dec 14, 2012)

Dear Son, at the center of the Universe is Love, at the center of Love is…

photo of a key chain serenity prayer
the serenity prayer contains the tactic to achieve peace and contentment


Dear Son, at the center of the Universe is Love, at the center of Love is…

  • peace
  • contentment

Peace with who we are. Content with what we have.

This frees us to love unconditionally.

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This month jeff noel is encouraging Mid Life Celebration readers to follow all five daily blogs about work life balance. It’s a breeze to go from this spiritual health blog to the money (career) blog, just click -> go to Next Blog