Tiniest Pleasures

It’s the tiniest pleasures that can be the most uplifting.

This morning it was opening the curtains to see two pigeons cuddled together in a fir tree looking utterly content and warm in spite of the frost.

Author: socialbridge

I am a sociologist and writer from Ireland. I have worked as a social researcher for 30 years and have had a lifelong passion for writing. My main research interests relate to health care and sense of place.

16 thoughts on “Tiniest Pleasures”

    1. Helen, this has to be the most challenging comment ever. I wish I could find the perfect answer.
      My mother certainly proved to me that no matter how constrained and difficult and frustrating a situation that one could find joy in life, especially through nature. She would see beauty in dark clouds and revel in watching birds fly past her window.
      I guess it’s about finding those little things that nourish the soul.

  1. We have two Mourning Doves that come time to time and roast on the telephone wires..They are also known as Caroline Pigeons ..The reason why they are called Mourning Doves is because of their mournful coo…They are considered to be of Good Luck or in times of need Peace…Amongst the birds that visit our yard I like to watch them and listen for their Coo…

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