heartWhat makes your heart happy?

What makes your Spirit sing?

It is very easy to lose perspective sometimes, especially when we have so many things we have to do each day.  Sometimes, we get bogged down with our responsibilities at work, home, school… that we forget the most simplest, yet most rewarding things out there.  You know… The stuff that makes our hearts happy… The stuff that makes our Spirit sing!

It could be a new flower you’ve never seen before at the Farmer’s Market.  An old favorite book that begs to be read again.  Maybe it’s a song that brings to mind a beautiful memory from 10 years ago or one you love singing at the top of your lungs (in the shower or in your car).  Whatever it could be, take a moment to enjoy it now, today!  If you can, enjoy a lot today. 😀

I am grateful for music because I enjoy singing.  Singing is probably the fastest and easiest way to lift myself up.

I am grateful for writing! It is my therapy when I need to unload.  It is the doorway to my imagination when I write stories.  Sometimes I would write for hours, forgoing food and water, just so I can get everything the Muse inspired out on paper (or laptop).

I am grateful for food!  Someone told me once, “your eyes light up when you’re talking about food.”  It is so rewarding to try different dishes from different cultures.  It is one of the ways we can learn and understand someone else’s culture and country.  It is also an absolute joy for me to cook for my loved ones.

I am grateful for dancing! Sometimes, you just need to drop everything and just let go to the beat of the music.

I am grateful for books!  I learn so much from reading.  Some books can just take you away to a faraway land.

I am grateful for children!  Isn’t it infectious when children laugh?  I love hanging out with my nieces and nephews.  It lets the inner child out!  Children enjoy what they are doing at the  present moment and they trust in the flow of life without qualms. There are so many things we can learn from children.

What are some of the things that you can do today to bring warmth into your heart? What will make your Spirit shine even more brightly, right now?

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