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Anxious Heart



Joined: 02 Dec 2003
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 19, 2003 7:00 am    Post subject: Small things Reply with quote

In general happiness is caused by such heavyweight factors just as respect, acknowledgement, admiration, love, firendship, succuess etc..... that are the great feelings, making us jumping around, screaming or whatever...... but I experienced, that there are still many small things in allday life, extracting only a little smile from me, but when I'm down, these small things give me hope and warm my heart. I never paid much attention to them, but I'm just realizing, that there are so many wonderful things around me, I just have to keep my eys open.

I would be interested in, whether you have similar experiences....... in which situation do you feel like the happiest person in the world just because of a very small reason?

Here some of the small things, making me happy:

- when a raindop falls on my forhead
- when I stroke old bark of trees
- when I stand in the darkness and the whole downtown is shrouded in light
- when a drop of wax falls down from the top of a candle
- when the sun is reflected on the surface of puddles
- when someone unknown gives me a smile without any visible reason
- when the daylight seems to be so unreal, that it feels like a dream

what about you?
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oinrocinu



Joined: 18 Dec 2003
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Location: Barcelona, Spain

PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2003 1:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

When I have a little and bright teaspoon and I stir the coffee with it Smile.
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wing



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2004 4:27 am    Post subject: Re: Small things Reply with quote

I feel it whenever getting someone's words or whispers. Oh, sun is shining!
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sand



Joined: 28 Jan 2004
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2004 10:15 am    Post subject: Thanks for your reflectioní Reply with quote

Anxious heartí

Awesome your reflections about "small things" around us.

Smell books in bookshops or libraries.
The light of a lighthouse.
The sound of the sea.

And go on...


Regards.
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oinrocinu



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2004 10:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The smell and touch of a new sheet.
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Anxious Heart



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2004 10:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The look of a small child, who discovers, that, when you touch the fogged up window - pane, the outlines of your hands stay on the glass.
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Passerby



Joined: 07 Mar 2004
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2004 5:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The first thought leads all~~

As long as I think of the upcoming break when I could be doing whatever I like with no boundry, I smile from the depth of my heart....

Passerby
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liebe



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2004 9:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I love driving with my favorite songs turned on and the wind blowing my hair. It always makes me feel so free and happy.
Meeting new interesting people is always nice.
Waking up an hour earlier, and finding out that I have one more hour to sleep...
Taking a bath.
Hiking (alone or with a friend) always relaxes me.
I just love snow, it always puts a smile on my face.
I love the smell of flowers or baked vegetables.
Finding money, even when it's just a penny, is also nice.
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coffeedecafe



Joined: 02 Mar 2004
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Location: michigan,usa

PostPosted: Sat Apr 17, 2004 10:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

tossing out a penny and watching a child discover it-cheap fun.
campfire smoke
coffee brewing
any words that are full of kindness and pleasure
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asterix



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2004 4:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Being out riding a willing horse on a frosty morning.
The sound of the water under the bow of a sailboat.
Puppies.
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Excalibur



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2004 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice topic Auxious Heart ,
-having breakfast while I am looking at the countryside through my window's room.
-having a bath while l listening to my favorite singer.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 21, 2004 11:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

when the 'crack of dawn' is the first joke of the day...
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Anxious Heart



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 22, 2004 1:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

when you're still happy about what is printed on your T-Shirt after the thousandth look on it.....
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 22, 2004 11:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

when you "jerry-rig" a repair job, and it turns out right!
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