At times life can be difficult, life can be tedious, life can be taxing.
But moments of supreme happiness can arise from the simplest of things.
Beauty sublime exists in elements basic. And enjoyment unparalleled manifests from sharing those precious moments with others.
I'm smiling right now as I write this. I'm singing along to a song playing loud on a pair of headphones I love. And I'm sipping a cup of french
vanilla coffee while watching the sun climb higher and the birds flock low.
Alighted upon the driveway are sparrows and blue jays and morning doves gathered around and pecking at a sprinkling of amber seed littering that strip
of concrete. Streaming between leaves and branches of the park cross-street are the golden rays of a glorious dawn.
Later today I'll be walking trails beside the flowing waters of a river valley.
Next week I'll be jumping out of a plane.
I can't wait to stroll through that verdant emerald forest. I can't wait to soar through the vast azure sky.
Those simple facets of life make me happy. Having things to which I look forward keeps me enthusiastic.
Too often we subside in a boundless morass of negativity. Too frequently those around us have nothing nice to say. And much too much those
unproductive attitudes seep into us--diminishing our pleasure and devolving our mood, coloring our rainbow-bright reality in insufferable shades of
Only through concerted effort can we break that cycle. Only with positive intentions can we reverse that trend.
So please take a little time and help spread some extra love through the world. Through nothing more than a single thoughtful post you can make
thousands of people grin.
Here's the assignment, ATS: Share with us your happiness. Tell us about those little things that make you smile.
What makes your life incredible? What keeps your world bright?
edit on 4-7-2015 by Trachel because: (no reason given)