I Appreciate the Simple Things In Life

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    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    46-50, M
    Apr 3, 2016

    Having my 4 yr old tell me I made a delicious

    dinner. Makes my day. Even when it's a simple grilled cheese sandwich. He puts life in perspective for me and helps me see beauty and joy in everyday, simple things.
    iamhsk iamhsk
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 31, 2014

    The simple things are also the most

    extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them ...
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    46-50, M
    Apr 1, 2016

    When we embrace the ordinary,

    we find happiness.
    ordminnet ordminnet
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 6, 2015

    Spending the weekend with 2 little ones really

    is good for the soul. They are hysterical, loving, naughty, bundles of joy. Pure joy! They make you appreciate kisses, hugs, sitting in the grass, spinning in circles to fall down, looking in awe at a grasshopper, and reading a book on zoo animals. They have recharged my...
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    1 Response Nov 2, 2014

    When I was a child, I remember a poem on a

    poster that was above my headboard. It was the first poem I ever memorized when I was eight years old. I still remember it. The power of words. The power of simplicity. Life is good. Some people talk and talk And never say a thing. Some people look at you, And birds...
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    6 Responses Jan 13, 2016

    I have certainly appreciated this site.

    I will miss it and the people here. Goodbye EP. Thanks for it all :)
    GeekyFatChick GeekyFatChick
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 20, 2016

    A kitty fell asleep on my lap today.

    It was so cute. Also my street dog, gave me his paw.
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2016
    Playbacks254 Playbacks254
    22-25, M
    Jul 9, 2015

    i have made many friends on ep!

    i dont knw why it is ending. i hope in the future it comes again. it was a memorable journey since i login into this app, made many friends shared my feelings, experience and many more. i hope all my friends on ep do well in life and do take care of yourself
    sidqwerty sidqwerty
    22-25, M
    Mar 24, 2016

    We come here time and again (yes,

    incarnation) to learn, but really to remember. We each choose our parents, our best teachers to give us experiences that grow and evolve us. We choose painful experiences because this is how we remember compassion. And by the way, our patents choose us, too. It's called a soul...
    QuiriousMe QuiriousMe
    41-45, F
    10 Responses Jan 14, 2015
    chillaning chillaning
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 31, 2015

    Today I came home from school (had a half day),

    i noticed a lot of buttercups, which are my favorite flower. And I wanted to pick one, but it would ruin its beauty. So instead i just sat on my front porch and watched them gently drift in the air, swaying back and forth as the wind moved them through the grass. The color was...
    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 1, 2016

    I'm going to miss EP!

    ! bye everyone!
    joker364 joker364
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2016

    It is the sweet, simple things of life

    which are the real ones after all. Laura Ingalls Wilder
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    Apr 9, 2016

    Simple logic to lead a happy life,

    don't cry for what happened yesterday, don't fear what happens today, don't expect anything from tomorrow.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2016

    Never forget the three powerful resources you

    always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
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    1 Response Apr 15, 2016

    Simple things .. like a Smile,

    Hug, a picked Flower, a good night kiss, a Drawing or simple Note, good Joke , sunshine ,holding hands, moon and stars, an uplifting song, my baby's smile while he sleeps or a snapshot of my other kids sleeping cus that's the best part "quiet" lol..
    MrsNeedit MrsNeedit
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 21, 2015

    When you get out of the shower

    and you get into your bed for the first time after changing the sheets. Can you say.....heaven?
    dmc313 dmc313
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Aug 29, 2015
    ElaineH123 ElaineH123
    70+, F
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2015

    yes..but i have huge hole in my chest

    because of this and need time more https://youtu.be/ziWqdy4INxw
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Apr 16, 2016

    Funny how the simplest things can be

    so beautiful but complex, Nature is amazing
    Wisdomjay Wisdomjay
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 6, 2016

    I appreciate my kids the little thing

    that make them smile fills my heart with joy, like hitting a home run makes my little 1 scream and yell as he runs the bases "see that 1 mom, out of here" !
    MrsNeedit MrsNeedit
    41-45, F
    Apr 11, 2016

    Every morning when my husband kisses me goodbye

    before he leaves for work, we tell each other, "Be safe and be happy. I love you and I like you." It makes me smile every time. All the simple wishes we have for one another wrapped up in a tiny phrase.
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 15, 2015

    Difference between I LIKE YOU

    and I LOVE YOU When you like a Flower, you will pluck the flower But When you love a Flower, you will water it Daily. Seems, Life is all about understanding the difference between the two.
    wintersecret wintersecret
    36-40, M
    7 Responses Aug 8, 2015
    sidqwerty sidqwerty
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Mar 23, 2016

    I just find myself happy with the simple things.

    Appreciating the blessings God gave me.
    hazaramujahideen hazaramujahideen
    70+, F
    Apr 14, 2016

    Small things mean the most!

    A hug, a smile, sharing a joke, going for a walk - things with people you love!
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2015

    Taking Donut's to my grandmas house knowing my

    dad will be there and have coffee, all taking at the table .. family is the best thing !! simple things in life I grew up with !
    MrsNeedit MrsNeedit
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2016

    I just got back from camping.

    First thing I did was listen to my bowl flush. :)
    ObliviousSainte ObliviousSainte
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 10, 2016

    Things are to complex in this PC society we

    live in today. Why cant people mind there own business and cherish the things in there life. Enjoy the small stuff people take for granted.
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    6 Responses Jul 19, 2015

    The great feeling when you are in the shower

    and hot water is flowing on your head and down your spine! I love it!
    thinpink thinpink
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2015

    Sometimes, it's easy to get lost in the

    complexities of job, family obligations, and a thousand things flowing through my brain. This is why I like to pause, and focus on being mindful of simple things, like the feel of my favorite hoodie, and a phone call from the one I love. Life is grand.
    ZenLioNESS719 ZenLioNESS719
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Jan 17, 2016

    I was stuck in traffic earlier

    and there was a little girl that was in the car in front of mine, who was looking out the back. She shyly waved at me when she saw me looking. I smiled and waved back. This made her happy and she started waving more enthusiastically. I waved back. She waved again. We pretty...
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    11 Responses Feb 11, 2016

    The older l get the more l realize

    that the things that cost nothing holds the most value... Adios EP !
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    46-50, M
    Apr 20, 2016

    I love that the picture

    for this is a dandelion because it is exactly the kind of simply thing that I really love (even if they also produce weeds in the garden). I think a lot of us, and me most of the time too, spend far too much time worrying about things that don't matter, and we might all be...
    RogerLeahRoger RogerLeahRoger
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 23, 2016

    I am a simple woman in all ways.

    I love things that others would find boring. Evenings hearing the crickets, afternoons hearing Katydids, the smell of cut grass, butterflies on a field of wild flowers, late afternoon walks.
    00DesertRose 00DesertRose
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 30, 2015

    When your alarm clock wakes you up

    for work but you realize, you have that day off. The smile rarely gets much bigger than when that happens.
    dmc313 dmc313
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Sep 11, 2015

    We grow up waiting for our life to begin,

    constantly wanting more, constantly wishing for the future, and eventually, almost too suddenly we are in our 20s, the best years of our life. Everything is coming Together, you know who you are becoming, you know where you want to go, and the man of your dreams (who you never...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2016

    I've come to realiZe

    that somethings you let happen. Even though it's not what you'd like, you let something happen.
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Feb 26, 2016

    why are cherry blossoms

    so short lived?
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 18, 2016

    But darling, the earth longs to leave its trace

    on the soles of your feet and its scent in the curves of your neck. Let it my dear, let it.
    anaseyes anaseyes
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 10, 2016

    In a few hours my kids going to bed

    and I'll have the entire house to myself. OMG I'm so excited! I hope that I stay awake to enjoy it. Haha.
    4gotwhereiwas 4gotwhereiwas
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Apr 2, 2016

    I love that when marigold flowers dry out I can

    plant their seeds and create many more plants from one flower!
    natsta77 natsta77
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Aug 26, 2015

    The smell of the earth

    when it rains. The sound that leaves make when they dance with the wind. A random scent that takes you back to a happy point in childhood. A hot shower on a cold day. A cold shower on a hot day. Clean water. A whole-hearted laugh. The perfect cup of coffee. A tight hug.
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jul 10, 2015

    Do you intend selling your kidney

    for money contact baillegifford.kcp.hosp @ gmail.com
    baillegifford baillegifford
    36-40, M
    Apr 20, 2016

    I find it weird how fate works.

    I find this place, a community to meet new people and speak my mind. But I found it to late, now in a matter of only a few weeks, I will be left to wander again. But I want to talk to new people and make new friends. I guess good things have to end eventually.
    Zelixeo Zelixeo
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Apr 6, 2016

    Just a wake up call from my cat every morning

    or a nice book on a rainy day are enough to make me happy and grateful.
    emxly emxly
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2015

    To live a simple life,

    you have to choose from what comes to you by itself, and choose not from what you will never get.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    46-50, M
    Mar 18, 2016

    A cold beer, some good music,

    and some great company....that's all I need
    positivevibes23 positivevibes23
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 30, 2015

    Sometimes you simply need to do things

    for yourself. Something that makes you happy. Drink the wine... Take naps... Call a friend... Look at old pictures... Laugh, love and be happy.
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    5 Responses Nov 10, 2015
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    2 Responses May 9, 2015

    So the interesting thing is

    that I originally found this website about three years ago right after I found out that my husband had filed for divorce. At the time I was distraught, didn't understand what was going on, and felt like my world was unraveling. And it was... there is no denying that. Lost my...
    saramacdonald saramacdonald
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    Too often we underestimate the power of a touch,

    a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Apr 17, 2016

    l am thankful for nights turned in to mornings,

    friends that turned in to family, and dreams that turned in to reality... Therefore, l love simple things in life.
    Ruben1970 Ruben1970
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 11, 2016

    The simple things in life can make me happy.

    Right now I am so damned ecstatic that I'm finally leaving the office while the sun is still out!!!! 😂😂😂😂
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    3 Responses Apr 14, 2016

    A walk in the woods and observing nature.

    Like this wild flower and it's intense yellow colour.This is how I spent easter day.
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome
    51-55, M
    Mar 28, 2016

    Boxes filled with memories Another home,

    another country, another beginning Pieces of my life scattered across the world All I want is you Friends left behind, new ones await Time to be thankful for what I have in life My heart aching because... All I want is you I yearn for simplicity The same roof above my head...
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    4 Responses Oct 10, 2015
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