Thursday, March 14, 2013

Little Things

In a world full of materialistic items, it is hard to remember how happy and simple things can be. I have to admit, I love materialistic things, but at the end of the day this doesn't make me as happy. I remember how excited I was when young when I heard my dad come home. I would hear the door open, run to the front and just hug him. These little things, and moments are really what make life wonderful. I love the simple things in life, so here are a few that really just brighten my day.

White flowers. I love white flowers, any kind. Roses, tulips, you name it. There is something so elegant and clean about a white flower. It looks so fresh and has a certain innocence to it. Not to mention all flowers really do smell lovely.

Photo taken by me. 

Writing. I love when I read a quote or a sentence, and it just really makes you feel. You feel things that you didn't even know you could feel. I fall in love with this type of writing, and tend to read it over and over, and daydream about it. I like to think who the author wrote this about, and what they were going through at the time. I also love how each piece of writing can effect an individual so differently and deeply, and can connect to our lives. One of my favourite writers for a while now has been The River Speaks. You can check out their writing here ...

Now this next one sometimes confuses people. I love the rain and rain makes me happy. People usually get confused, as rain is usually associated with sadness and tears. Yes of course there are gloomy days, but I see the opposite. I see the rain as a beautiful thing. It's so calm to listen to, especially bundled up in your bed reading your favourite book. But it is also wonderful to walk in.  I love walking on the beach when it's raining and watching the rain hit the edges of the waves, for me it is something that is so magical, yet we take this for granted. Next time it rains, try taking a walk in it. You can have an umbrella if you wish, but just watch the raindrops hit the ground, as if all your worries were doing the same thing.

These are just a few of the simple things that I love. Simple is beautiful. Happy is beautiful. Life is beautiful.