Share Your World With Harry Potter Week Three

Well it is that time again. For the last several weeks and continuing on through this week and on for a few more, Melanie From “Sparks From A Combustible Mind” will be teaming up with Roger Shipp of “It’s All In Finding the Right Words”, to produce SHARE YOUR WORLD MEETS HARRY POTTER OR HARRY POTTER MEETS SHARE YOUR WORLD depending on which blog you are reading. My suggestion is to read them both when you have finished reading my responses to them.

HERE ARE THIS WEEK’S QUESTIONS AND MY ANSWERS:

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Share Your World Meets Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  1. One of my favorite gifts that Harry Potter received came from the Weasley Twins; and was “Mrs. Mooney’s Marauder’s Map”. This magical document showed every classroom, hallway and secret corner in all of Hogwarts. It also showed you the location- by name- of every person in Hogwarts.  If you had such a magical map of your town, what would you use it for? If you would not use it, is there another person to whom you would gift it? I love knowing things so I would definitely use this map, but most likely I would just keep the knowledge to myself until the time came when knowing something would help someone else out of a jam.
  1. When was the last time you made a snowball? Were in a snowball fight? Oh my! In my world snow is for shoveling and than avoiding. I am not much for snowballs anymore. Now snowmen…. I think it will be fun to build one with the grandkids.
  2. Many cultures set great value in each child of the family having godparents. Did you have godparents? Are you a godparent yourself? I did have god parents, though they were not really active in my life. I think I met them each a few times, but we were not close. I am not a god parent to anyone.
  3. You have found a secret tunnel under your house. Where does it go? To the Sage’s Cave.

Muggle Questions (of a more philosophical bent this week):

Is intelligence or wisdom more useful?  Intelligence without wisdom is pretty darn useless.

How important is play in living a healthy and fulfilling life? For most people play is absolutely essential to leading a healthy life. It is part of the great balance. That said, play means different things to different people. What is play to me is not much fun for other people and I find what most other people call play a lot of work.

Is happiness just chemicals flowing through your brain or something more? Happiness is chemicals. Joy is a spiritual quality that goes far beyond happy.


GRATITUDE SECTION (Always optional)

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Feel free to share some photos, an image, a meme, a story or incident or a poem that helps you feel grateful.  

I heard my second grand daughter’s heart beat for the first time yesterday!

13 thoughts on “Share Your World With Harry Potter Week Three

  1. Thanks Joseph for Sharing Your World and your wisdom. I loved the quote you shared about happiness versus joy. You described them perfectly! Congratulations too on your new granddaughter. She sounds like she’s going to be very well loved by your whole family. I really love that name “Yvaine”…it’s so unusual and pretty. The expectant parents have great name selection skills!

  2. When I was younger- snow was wonderful. The more the better. Now- I think snow- I see shovel. You are so right!!

    Sorry, I got around late this week, but I guess “better late than never.” I am so glad you tried the Potter questions. Hope to see you next week.

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