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17.3.15

five reasons i am happy today

happiness is something we all want, but we don't get enough of.
here's a collection of five things that make me happy today. and that usually make me happy most days. because i want to make you smile, and be happy today, when you think about these things.


{one} i'm alive.
reminder: never ever take this for granted. waking up every morning is a gift, cliche as it might be.
+ don't just be another living creature; we have too many people "just existing" in this world.  LIVE your life, in the truest sense of the word.
+ treasure the moments that make you live, and make them happen.


{two} i have people i love.
+ Loving people is something wondrous. I honestly don't think life would be as fun, as exciting, as painful, as crazy without love.
+ Love is a splash of colour into life.
+ Funny how you begin thinking you only have space for two people. But as you go along in life, you  begin to discover you have more and more space for more and more people.


{three} kittens in teacups.
(no explanation needed)

{four} i have internet access to google for kittens in teacups.
+ okay. this makes me (just a little very) happy.


{five} i am a child of God.
+ this makes happy everyday, even though some days i have to purposefully remind myself that this is a reason to be happy. nothing else matters if i wasn't His child. this, this is the reason why my life is fulfilling and meaningful.



i hope this makes you remember why you smiled last week, or yesterday, or even a few seconds ago.
it's easy to forget the reasons for smiles, but i think those are the most important.
xxx

16 comments

  1. The kitten in the tea cup is just ADORABLE!!! AHH... :)

    xoxo Morning

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    1. I KNOW hahah. I thought it was too cute as well :)) xxx.

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    1. ;) kittens are like balls of furry perfection. i reallyy want one hahah. xxx.

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  3. PRECIOUSNESS. I loved this post. ♥

    xoxo

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    1. aww, thank you! you're such a dear <3 xxx.

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  4. #1 + #5 are the best....simply marvelous. Life is precious <3 And so is this post ♥

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    1. Aw, thanks! yes, indeed, life is precious xxx.

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  5. DYING BECAUSE OF KITTENS IN TEACUPS. I love your blog header, by the way:) Scripty letters are wonderful thangs.

    Chloe | Curious Ramblings

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    1. Hahah, YES. I died too when I saw that kitten ♥
      Amen to scripty letters (; xxx.

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  6. Kittens in teacups.....XD 'Nuff said.

    Great post! :) ♡Made me smile♡

    -Cindy @ Open Your Eyes And See www.blindeyesoftheworld.blogspot.com

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    1. Haha, I'm glad it made you smile! xxx.

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