Friday, July 24, 2009

Loving Smile From Mr. Sunshine !

I never thought there would be a day when I, Ms. Chatterbox, didn't have anything to complain about. So with that being said, I do hope that you are enjoying your summer and spending lots of quality time with the ones you love. That is my personal goal. To really live in the moment and enjoy the littlest of things that life brings us. Even on the worst of days we must find something that makes us happy. A smile, the sun, a cup of coffee, a cute puppy, a laughing baby. Those things always bring a smile to my face. But what I really strive for are the smiles that touch my heart. The hugs and kisses from my girls, the "I Love You Mom"'s, kisses on my neck from my sweetie, my little Lucky cuddling in bed with me, and watching my nieces and nephews play. Those are the big, show all your teeth smiles, and those will always be my most valued smiles. I hope your heart is smiling today.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

~"It's never too late to have a happy childhood. Walk in the rain, collect rainbows, smell flowers, stop along the way, build sand castles, watch the moon and stars come out, say hello to everyone, make up new rules, go on adventures, act silly, take bubble baths, hold hands and hug and kiss, dance, laugh and cry for the health of it, feel happy, say the magic words, and trust the universe."
Bruce Williamson

Little Piece of Heaven

Sometimes we have to take little pieces of the puzzle to see the whole picture. I'm trying to see the good in everyday. I have to believe that there is something I can smile about even when my troubles seem to consume my mind. It is true what they say about your thoughts controlling your outlook and attitude on life. Being mad, rude or angry with others because my life isn't exactly how I think it should be only makes me feel worse. I'm choosing to be happy. And if I wake up unhappy and grumpy, I find something that will put a smile on my face. I want my girls to see the world this way as well. It makes things so much easier.
So look at the clouds and make animals out of them. Listen to the birds sing. Watch the kids play at the park. Eat a Popsicle. Pick flowers. Skip instead of walk. Sing in the car and watch how much you make others smile (or laugh). Try it. You just might find that it really is the simple things in life that can bring you so much joy.