but happiness, like a disobedient spirit, refused to come

He had performed all the necessary rituals, spoken the words, lit the candles, made the sacrifices. But happiness, like a disobedient spirit, refused to come.
–Lev Grossman, The Magicians

If all the trying, coaxing, and summoning can’t bring happiness, try taking a deep breath & letting out something crazy. Like crocheting spoon from top to tail. Do what comes naturally – you know, that natural that sites outside the “necessary” and “normal” box.

Make some magic.

via craftgawker

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