Archive for August, 2009

August 29, 2009

unplugged

 
unplugged in August
 
Taking the day off today to finish out #25 on my 40 Things list. More to come!
 

August 28, 2009

things that are good for the soul

41.  creating a friendship through words alone, and developing that friendship without once meeting face to face
 
42.  doing your best, above and beyond what is required, and then receiving unexpected praise
 
43.  finding newborn pairs of baby dove in the same nest, in the same place, again and again throughout a single year
 
44.  providing a comforting touch to a stranger
 
45.  allowing yourself to be swept away
 
46.  viewing, up close, the work of a master
 
47.  staring into the night sky
 
48.  taking a day “off” from everything
 
49.  hearing complete and total silence
 
50.  writing it all down
 

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August 27, 2009

things that are good for the soul

31.  continued romance after 50 years together
 
32.  finding something you thought was lost
 
33.  hearing praise offered up to God in a language you don’t understand
 
34.  being moved to tears
 
35.  losing track of time when you have nowhere else to be
 
36.  experiencing a culture vastly different from your own
 
37.  dancing without inhibition
 
38.  playing a sport simply for love of the game
 
39.  finding yourself “at home” during your very first visit to a city
 
40.  seeing a rough-and-tumble guy, with tattoos from shoulders to ankles, step aside to allow an older woman to exit the automatic doors before him
 

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August 26, 2009

things that are good for the soul

21.  having a friend who listens to your venting without passing judgment or trying to “fix” things
 
22.  meeting a new person and feeling as if you’ve always known each other
 
23.  feeling your heart skip a beat when someone attractive catches your eye
 
24.  sensing the flush of your skin when you catch the eye of that same someone
 
25.  viewing something that takes your breath away
 
26.  accomplishing something you didn’t think you could
 
27.  clearing the clutter (both physically and mentally)
 
28.  understanding the magnitude of the universe
 
29.  turning tears into laughter
 
30.  being witness to true love
 

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