LOTS of things make me happy. It would be simple to fill this list just with immediate family members alone. The Man of the House makes me happy. The offspring make me happy. And the grand baby makes me happy. They are the top 4 on my "Things That make Me Happy" list. Without question. And if you've been reading this blog for any amount of time now, you can probably guess that, Yes, reading makes me happy. Coffee makes me happy (and awake) Knowing all of that - let's just move on to some other things that make me happy.
1) Living in the Mountains - Here in western North Carolina, I am constantly surrounded by so much natural beauty. God's artwork at it's best. We get a definite distinction between all four seasons (usually) The summers are hot. The winter's aren't too cold (again - usually). And the autumn is just spectacular! I don't think a week goes by when I don't have my breath taken away from a view along my daily travels.
2) The Sound of a Child's laughter - You know the one... that full, hard belly laugh of a child. You don't? Go to YouTube right now and search for "baby (or babies) laughing" Seriously... it's the BEST. I challenge you to listen to a child's uninhibited, joyous laughter and not end up laughing yourself. Or at least wearing a huge grin on your face.
3) Sleep - good sleep. Restful sleep. Or maybe I'm just thinking it would make me happy because I have been waking myself up coughing which has prevented a good night's sleep for the past 2 nights. Nope. Even without the cough... I just love a good, deep sleep. Or, more precisely, the rested peaceful feeling I have the next day makes me happy.
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Life of Meg: Monday Mingle
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A Proverbs 31 Wife: Living Proverbs 31
A Life in Balance: Motivation Monday
The WellSpring: Playdates with God
Tell Me A Story: True Stories
The Beauty In His Grip: Sharing His Beauty
Salt & Light: Beautiful Ashes