I Saw Something Beautiful Today

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    Last picture of hot air balloons.

    It's called Night Glow. I live near these balloons and get to see them lift off every year. By the third day there are so many they fill the sky.
    Morrgin Morrgin
    31-35, F
    Aug 21, 2015

    Not today. Yesterday.

    Lol. Yesterday I had taken a group swimming and was returning back to work with them on city transit. There was this adorable little girl. Looked to be about two years old. She was standing on the seat in front of where two of my individuals were sitting. Both these...
    snowberry75 snowberry75
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 11, 2015

    A Moment

    On my ride home from work yesterday, there were these flying insects everywhere.  They had black wings, they didn't fly very fast, and the poor things kept flying into the front of my car.  It was an odd sight, one I had not experienced in previous springs.Later that afternoon...
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    4 Responses May 5, 2012

    Its not a big deal but today I voted

    for presidential elections and there were a lot of people there voting too. I think I need to be grateful for this opportunity to vote, for our democracy, for being able to choose what is going to be my future... My parents and my grandparents lived under a military...
    JustAnotherGirlOnEP JustAnotherGirlOnEP
    18-21, F
    Aug 9, 2015

    As many of you know I am in a rehab home.

    Today we were visited by the girls from Judy's Dance School of Flushing, Michigan. They were amazing as they did dances for us. They ranged from ages 5 to 15 I believe and they were dressed up like witches in honor of Halloween. They danced to the songs from the movie Hocus...
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2015

    I promised I would find

    that Unicorn and I did. I've decided to capitulate to the demands of my sleep deprivation high and it has been a grand voyage.
    Zan4 Zan4
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2015

    For over a year I had the privilege of working

    with an angel. The beauty of her soul shining through her eyes and smile with every interaction. I was told Monday that Judy was out of the hospital but they did not operate as the tumour was to far gone. They had given her the life expectancy of a few weeks at most. So I...
    snowberry75 snowberry75
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 15, 2015

    So today was hot...really hot.

    ...but work.must go on as they say......work needs to be done......I see it as a passion more than work. I decided this morning to spend my day barefoot....connected and grounded.....connected to the universe....feeling rooted.....roots flowing feom my feet into the ground.....we...
    huckleberrybunches huckleberrybunches
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Jan 27, 2015

    LETTER TO AN UNBORN CHILD A letter to … My

    baby girl, who didn’t come home with us I am sitting on your brother’s bed in what would have been your nursery had we been able to bring you home. I am so very sorry you never got to see this room. Your home. Your big brother. Your family who loves you very much. I am so...
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    5 Responses Apr 11, 2015

    No one is handicapped to Help.

    .. be it to others or self.Attitude matters....    Wow!!! Isnt it???
    karmameter karmameter
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 13, 2014

    School Grounds

    "I understand sir, kindly leave the counter and wait for 10 minutes while I correct the mistake" said the school clerk. I groaned and stepped away. They had typed my birth month as May instead of June in the school certificates and I had come to have...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall
    26-30, M
    6 Responses Aug 11, 2009

    vinny **** her sarvant

    when her husband was out of station
    bujjikala bujjikala
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 7, 2014

    Perhaps Her Last Ride

    Well, I didn't exactly see this. It is circulated around Facebook and I thought it is worth sharing with EP folks.This is a story that has swept across Facebook today. A wonderful account of one man's act of unconditional kindness:A sweet lesson on patience.A NYC Taxi driver...
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    2 Responses May 3, 2012

    Oh yeah I did! I was returning home from my

    morning jog and guess what I saw? It was a young father, teaching his toddler to walk in a public park. It was so adorable that I was just standing there and watching it like a creep lmao. They never noticed me, so I continued watching and smiling at them, like an idiot. Finally...
    Buoyantwaters Buoyantwaters
    18-21, F
    Mar 11, 2016
    carazami carazami
    Sep 29, 2015

    So while my friend and I were walking on the

    beach today, we saw this amazing proposal. The guy came in a yacht with some Hawaiian dressed dancers and some people wearing animated characters. We were standing like oh my god the whole time and they asked for volunteers and I went for it, it's just you dance with them...
    ReemLucis ReemLucis
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 27, 2015
    Artandstuff Artandstuff
    18-21, F
    Jan 28, 2016
    Morrgin Morrgin
    31-35, F
    Aug 21, 2015

    There were these two truly beautiful women

    that caught my eye across the compartment. As I looked over, I could see that one of them had her arm extended towards the other woman's lap and had her hand nestled in hers. I remembered how good that feels. I remembered how deliriously happy I was in moments just like the one...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 29, 2015
    Totalwar1214 Totalwar1214
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 30, 2015

    The Wisdom Of A Three Year Old

    My faith in the future of humanity is restored after watching this video ♥ Enjoy  :-)
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    5 Responses Jun 12, 2013

    I'm going to see something beautiful today in

    about 20 minutes. I go every year. First I have to get ready and warm up the car...(back in a bit)... Got it.
    Morrgin Morrgin
    31-35, F
    Aug 21, 2015

    Beasts Of The Southern Wild

    I love a good film. Films that are an experience, films that can evoke true emotion. Films that are not a money-making vehicle for some overrated Hollywood star. I love films like "Beasts of the Southern Wild." I love art. This is a lyrical, poetic, and surreal story. I could...
    Lilt Lilt
    9 Responses Feb 4, 2013

    Beautiful Lil' Flower!

    Today morning as i was getting down the steps, already getting late, i noticed a tiny, very tiny little yellow flower... I bent down and saw that it was really beautiful. I smiled and winked at it (i felt it could see me, silly huh). Made my day! It gave me a message that just...
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    3 Responses Aug 8, 2012

    Well I saw my streets was flooded badly by the

    rain, people were slipping into the puddles, and there was a minor car accident between two drivers who weren't paying attention.
    Typingkeyboard Typingkeyboard
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 11, 2016

    I woke up with noise

    who someone made. I called them and discussed about it. They fix their house so i have to deal with this untill the end of this month(what...more 27days?seriously?..sign) but at least i managed by myself and i'm proud of myself. And i finally bought a shirt which i've always...
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    1 Response Feb 2, 2016

    The Sweetest Love Story

    What a special day it's been.  I witnessed something so beautiful today that I knew at that instant I will remember this moment for the rest of my life.I don't get to visit my dad, my hero, at the nursing home he is in nearly as often as I would like to since I am needed here at...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Jan 29, 2012

    Lol. This is going to sound

    rather materialistic but it really isn't like that. There's so much more meaning to it all considering where I've come from and where I am now. It's payday today. Lol. To be more precise it's my first payday that reflects my new income after being promoted at work. Why is...
    snowberry75 snowberry75
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 31, 2015

    http://youtu.be/_99ySDoC1fw This little video

    had me in tears and its stayed with me all day. A pure example of what it means to love someone.
    snowberry75 snowberry75
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 19, 2015

    I typically try to notice something

    heartwarming on a daily basis. It just helps to keep me motivated and brings me a bit of peace to each day. I also don't sweat the small stuff or get all bent out of shape when something unexpected happens. I usually find the positive side of it all. Maybe it's just me. But...
    snowberry75 snowberry75
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2015

    A Fleeting Glimpse of Beauty

    I 'saw' something beautiful today.. well, last night, actually.  It was a glimpse into something deeply beautiful, wondrous, and peaceful.  It happened while I was meditating.  First, a little background.. I started meditating a little over a month ago, every...
    Dee67 Dee67
    41-45, F
    34 Responses Jul 16, 2008

    Today was the best time to see Cherry Blossom

    Trees and flowers. They are blooming very beautifully.. I made short film for this beautiful day. Please feel free to watch this,enjoy it. Thank you :-) https://youtu.be/E5kRual19HQ
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Apr 2, 2016

    Beach Walk Near Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland

    It was a sunny early winter's day and I decided to take my dog for a beach walk.  About an hour's drive from me is the coastal town of Westport on the West Coast of County Mayo (Ireland) and it has some beautiful beaches which are pretty much deserted at this time of the...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    37 Responses Nov 20, 2010

    Today at 5:26 pm I was having psychology lecture

    and then some guys came in and starting singing to me and gave me a red flower and they sang With you by Chris Brown. I WAS SPEECHLESS! It was one of the most heart melting experience ever! (Although I know they sang to tons of other girls before and after me) but something like...
    ReemLucis ReemLucis
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 26, 2016

    My girlfriend. We've been together 2 years

    and still going strong ☝🏼️
    JudeHauser JudeHauser
    18-21, T
    1 Response Mar 10, 2016

    WOW WOW OMG!!!!!!!

    I saw a double rainbow this morning. I've never seen one before. So awesome! "Double Rainbow all the way cross the sky yeah yeah so intense." What does this mean? Hope it means good luck cause I really need some.
    howsab howsab
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 9, 2013

    This little guy runs to give me hugs

    and kisses every time I come to class. while his mom was pregnant, she'd come to all of my classes. Meanwhile, while he was in her tummy, he got to know my voice. When I met him at 2 weeks old, I kneeled at his car seat and said hi to him and his eyes popped open and he turned...
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    Oct 31, 2015

    Today I saw God in the eyes of one of the

    innocent creatures in which he had created, staring back at me, loving me and bsharing with me the depth of His being as he presented to me His own soul to love. I am in awe and shamed that I don't see them all. Jess. Pucker up. :D
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter
    1 Response Aug 10, 2015

    very peaceful night. I love it.

    i can even hear wolves are barking. . . this is the first time i've heard wolves are barking in the city.. tricky excellent night
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Mar 22, 2016

    It was his beautiful face

    as he slept. I gently kissed him and he flinched. I kissed him again and then moved my lips down his neck and worked my way down until I found him. He always looks perfect in the morning.
    kaitlinjade kaitlinjade
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 18, 2016

    While I was walking home from the grocery store

    today I saw a young family walking in front of me. The little guy started running to try and catch up to his Dad. His Dad spotted him and pretended to run faster. The two of them smiling and laughing. Mom nonchalantly walking and enjoying the view from the bridge behind them...
    snowberry75 snowberry75
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 13, 2015

    This man was going to pull a weapon on another

    man at the gas station. He saw a little girl and then he stopped. He left. He saved her innocence.
    JustScout JustScout
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2014

    Yes I did I opened my my messages

    and saw the most beautiful girl wvcountrylady she is so beautiful
    justmyself11 justmyself11
    56-60, M
    Oct 11, 2015

    While walking to work,

    I gazed was upon a white thin cat, with signs of a deflated tummy. It looked pitiful and malnourished. Then for some reasons my head turned to the right and lo and behold, the prettiest white kitten I've ever seen. It was not scared but sat there curiously tilting its head as I...
    xezeep xezeep
    36-40, F
    Aug 19, 2015

    Life Is A Struggle, Accept It.....

    I saw something Beautiful again....Life is a Struggle, Life is a Journey, Accept it.Happy Journey to all of Us.
    karmameter karmameter
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Sep 7, 2013
    anasteel2 anasteel2
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Nov 17, 2014

    It was in a dream. I saw a lady with auburn hair

    and blue eyes hug me, and kids me on the cheek. I took a step back and looked at her eyes. She had eyeshine and everytime I move they got brighter. It was nice to have someone love you, even in a dream, yet something was off about this chick. The entire time I was with her in...
    Stormeyes Stormeyes
    18-21, F
    Mar 23, 2016

    I Wish You Enough.

    A friend sent this story to me recently and it has been on my mind ever since. I want to share it here because it is something that we can all relate to. The message it delivers is valuable. I do not know who wrote this story, but I would like to thank them for sharing it...
    happinesswinsxx happinesswinsxx
    46-50, F
    15 Responses Sep 7, 2013

    So beautiful and moving

    and so very true.I loved his voice.R.I.P Alan Rickman
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    1 Response Jan 14, 2016


    karmameter karmameter
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Feb 8, 2015

    I was riding with my uncle driving past a

    cemetery, he notices a homeless man sleeping on graves and starts discussing how bad he feels. It's beautiful knowing he still has a heart and emotion... Guess he's not too bad after all.
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    Dec 28, 2015
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