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I Enjoy The Small Moments

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    My friend back from college texts me at 11 pm

    as I'm lying in bed if I wana hang out. I have work in the morning and my moms out in another country. I still declined....and you know what? It felt good to do the right thing.
    heatherrainbows heatherrainbows 18-21, F May 21, 2014

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    An Hour Of Pure Bliss

    I would rather not call them small moments, but the time I spend meditating is truly special to me. It feels like the serenity of early mornings is answering all my questions . It is that time of the day when I can feel oneness of the universe and all else seem so trivial and...
    guardsvan guardsvan 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 18, 2012

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    Spirit Flow

     I meditate, think of friends their hearts bruised...  Bath them in warm sea water comfort them. In the theater of my mind, I went to my favorite Hawaiian beach where the surf is gentle and soothing. Floating in warm, tropical water, I imagined it flowing through me, gently...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    When I'm laughing so hard I can't breath

    and I'm crying because my friends made me laugh!! Or the moment when I finish a book and all I can think about is if there is another one. The moments that are small but totally unforgettable! I love them and I wouldn't give them up for the world:)
    CyDt CyDt 13-15, F Jun 14, 2014

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    I work around children,

    but sometimes it gets rather busy and hectic that when a small brat trips and begins to cry it bring a smile and dash of joy to my day :]
    heatherrainbows heatherrainbows 18-21, F May 8, 2014

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    The Simplicity

    Everything that is forced tires the body and soul together. Spontaneity is good and the simple things are the most beautiful in the world. They have no contraindications. Being natural is to seize the opportunities that life gives us by presenting someone with good times or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 6, 2012

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    Soap Bubble Moments

    This is my name for the small moments that pass us by all too quickly. They are fleeting, only lasting a short time, and then "poof" they are gone.. Just like a soap bubble. Doesn't make them any less special or incredible. Makes them more so because you know that you at least...
    tr3ats tr3ats 22-25 Oct 7, 2013

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    There's something so wonderful about hearing

    your child laugh in their sleep.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    Small Packages

    Some of the best things really do come in small packages, or no packaging at all. A few of the "small moments" I cherish in my life: 1.) A child's "secret" whispered into my ear 2.) Little hands holding onto mine 3.) Belly laughs until you're crying, peeing, or both 4...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F Nov 13, 2011

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    just having a laugh or a small bonding time

    with family or friends are big moments to me because those are the moments i will remember the most
    TaylorsierraWilson TaylorsierraWilson 16-17, F Jul 2, 2014

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    To Watch

    To watch a Mother and baby laugh To know that under all this mystery That this life just happens under a prefect sky Watched on by the silent watchers We walk on slowly by never to know Who is watching these simple pleasures? Of you and I
    Diamond2020 Diamond2020 56-60 3 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    You're Beautiful...

    Even though we all may travel down the "If Only" path, it is the combination of the small moments that should embed themselves in our memories. I just love this song as it seems to depict just how two people should feel regardless of the "if only if" moments people sometimes want...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F Sep 8, 2013

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    On the 1st saturday of july this year (2015) i

    will get to see a friend i have not seen in 8 years. We went to high school together but didnt talk a lot then or really hang out. All of a sudden we started talking every day recently. Ive learned a lot about him & have realized we have a lot in common too. I think I have a...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F Jun 30

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    Spent the whole day alone,

    just like I did yestarday, and all of last week, and the week before, and the month before that. Really missing human company at the moment, and pretty damn desperate for a huggle.. but I helped my e-daughter with her maths homework, online, for an hour in the evening and I...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M May 11, 2014

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    For The Pure Enjoyment Of Things

    I am sorry people but I do not believe any moment is small ...Every moment is precious ...From the beautiful sunrise you witnessed this morning ...Till the amazing sunset you will see this evening ...and everything in between ...
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 3 Responses May 2, 2012

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    Kite Flying

    Watching a kite sailing in the wind is very relaxing to me. I wanted to share this youtube clip. The guy flying the 3 kites is in his 80s, and he's from Canada. He comes to the Washington State International Kite Festival every year. His skin is like leather as he normally...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M Jan 12, 2013

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    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 16-17, F Jul 2, 2014

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    Being Gentle With Feeling

    I have said for many many years. Give me the little things. I still feel today for little things. I don't require a lot just sincere heartfelt in all you do. Can't you take just a moment, to listen patiently. Can't you just hug and kiss me. Can't you just take my hand and tell me...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 2, 2013

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    Reconciliation. That seems to be the word

    that best describes today. I am not sure what to say next. Perhaps because I don't know what to feel next. The most prevalent feeling is a simple relief that it is over. A cessation of raw emotions and fighting, even if only for a time. A sure as the sun will rise...
    AwakeYetDreaming AwakeYetDreaming 36-40, M Oct 19, 2014

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    Relaxation

    I am ever enjoying my special time. Time for me! Ahhhhh! It can't be beat time to relax my mind. Time to meditate on the best to come. I take time to dream time to explore my mind, feelings and all that pertains to my life and others who are in my life. I love my life I love my...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F Nov 16, 2013

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    Every Drop Of Ocean Is Ocean

    by Ivan M. Granger It is only when we deeply engage with the gentle flow of small events  that we come to know our lives.
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2012

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    It doesn't take much to please me.

    It's the little things I enjoy. Cuddling up and watching a good movie with the hubby.
    Thundakatt Thundakatt 36-40, F 1 Response May 8, 2014

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    Pre-winter Colour

    I went walking with my dog Jack this afternoon and took these pictures to record the last remnants of colour before winter sets in. 
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 7 Responses Nov 6, 2011

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    The Perfect Moment

    The perfect moment never comes back... The perfect shot.. The perfect sunset... The perfect stranger giving you the perfect smile. The perfect moment never comes back.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    Tweens First Bath.

    This should melt your heart.
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2013

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