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I Want to Share What Made Me Smile Today

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    Grandma Betty🙏 Smiling down from

    heaven😇 http://youtu.be/FyrH6b4OSws
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 19

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    My Boyfriends Responce To My Unplanned Pregnancy

    I found out I was pregnant today.. and it really hit me differently than I thought it would.. I really felt connected to the baby, and it was hard to think of giving it up.. i wanted to protect it and give it a chance, see what it would bring to the world, knowing that it was...
    uhyta uhyta 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    A Cool Trick

    Pretty neat, huh?
    AllAboutLaffs AllAboutLaffs 61-65, M 3 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    5 Minutes A Day

    While we lay in bed at night, waiting to fall asleep, we could easily spend what could be the best 5 minutes of the day.I wrote the following breathing exercise to help sleep uninterrupted from bad dreams, stress, anxiety or tension.Try this!Lay on your back with one or both...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M Dec 21, 2012

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    My Dog

    I was outside with my dog.  She was pulling on the leash, she always does it when she wants to be playful and then I kissed and started playing...she was having fun which she made me smile as well.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Oct 7, 2011

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    Sangha Invitation

    In my pursuit of further understanding and reduction of suffering I have studied and practiced mindfulness as much as possible on my own over the past year. The practice of mindfulness supports peace, happiness and the ending of suffering.   Sangha is a word meaning "association...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M Apr 20, 2013

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    The Story Of My Life

    Autobiography in Five Chapters I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk I fall in. I am lost... I am hopeless. It isn't my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend I don't see it. I...
    avatarunknown avatarunknown 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 1, 2013

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    Word Play

    The Washington Post's Mensa Invitational once again invited readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition.Here are the winners: 1. Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the...
    AllAboutLaffs AllAboutLaffs 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 17, 2011

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    This Baby Did The Other Day.

    He was giggling like crazy. He's so oogly. Look at his double chin :3 Awww. Chubbyness. It made me smile. It made me happy. Deep down, I was all like "woah, this is what life is all about." I need to create more days like those for myself.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 28, 2011

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    Wild Turkeys

    We took a ride down Natchez Trace today and came upon a large flock of wild turkey. We had to stop and allow them to cross the road. I love nature and this makde me smile. sunny
    SunnyE2X SunnyE2X 56-60, F Apr 14, 2012

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    Country Music And Back Roads

    I had kind of a boring day at school and wasn't really looking forward to the rest of my day, but when I got into my car and drove to work, I rolled my window all the way down, donned my sunglasses, and turned up the radio... loud. I've probably listened to my George Strait CD...
    hacky2012 hacky2012 18-21, F Apr 3, 2012

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    Gay pride! It was amazing

    and I got to see and meet many different people. Even after all my friends left and I was on my own at pride. One of the guards who I think was muslim, he began talking to me and he was really funny and genuine. He even offered to walk me to the train station after he finished...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F Aug 3

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    Kisses From Africa

    Someone sent me a you tube video on Kony.....it was the latest raging viral cause. Everywhere on the web the Kony was king. Decent cause by the way. Someone sent me a video on Kisses. .....it's not the kind of thing that makes armies of noble citizens rally and donate but OMG...
    luvlymi luvlymi 56-60, F Apr 8, 2012

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    After being really stressed out

    and crying because i had to give a presentation yesterday and looked really bad, my friend told me I looked beautiful and that made me really really happy :) She really is the best. Also Tom Hiddleston always makes me smile.
    Kazerella Kazerella 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    My Family...

    ...of five beloved, loving, affectionate kittycats, my oldest guy & gal, who've been my family ever since they were found together at four & five months old when i adopted them in 2000, my next oldest guy who was homeless when i found and adopted him in 2001, my next oldest gal...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2012

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    AllAboutLaffs AllAboutLaffs 61-65, M 6 Responses May 17, 2012

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    Anthropological Fun

    Me in the bus, studying Anthropology. Holding scripts in one hand. There is a picture of human body. Two guys, age 17-18 standing next to me.  Guy 1 asks guy 2: So what, are you checking what's the name of that thing which hangs between your legs? Guy2 replies: Noooo, I'm just...
    bublina bublina 18-21, F 11 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    What Made Me Laugh

    The kids were outside playing kickball. I stood there watching with several other staff members waiting for it to turn 1:00 so the kids can go home. There was a kid on first, a kid on second, and another was about ready to kick. When the boy kicked the ball, two other boys ran...
    DraygenD DraygenD 36-40, F Mar 13, 2012

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    I had a really ****** day.

    My friends all got invited to a party that I wasn't invited to, then on top of that my boyfriend was a douche and first tried to avoid the fact that he got invited and then told me he was going whether I wanted him to or not, I know the girls at this party and dislike all of...
    Kazerella Kazerella 16-17, F Mar 10

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    Tagging

    Cool video .... and this guy's comments are pretty funny ...Enjoy
    AllAboutLaffs AllAboutLaffs 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 3, 2012

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    I'd Rather Smile Than Become Cynical

    I just opened an Email from a friend. Sweet, charming message and at the bottom a couple of lines that just grabbed me. "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning  to dance in the rain."   Ok so here's the bottom line   ...
    frito414 frito414 56-60, F 48 Responses Apr 6, 2010

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    AllAboutLaffs AllAboutLaffs 61-65, M 12 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    My Friends And A Flattering Comment?

    I was at school with my friends & we were checking out some guys & they were all secretly doing it & i'm just flat out stairing at the guy. Then before 3rd period a friends friend was at his locker & he was checking me. out and was like damn your skinny! ... it actually made me...
    mikey123 mikey123 18-21, M 1 Response May 2, 2012

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    Still My Baby

    My daughter and I are sharing a room at the moment until we can get our own place. This morning I woke up before her and sat at the foot of my bed drinking tea for a few minutes before she started to wake up herself. She stuck her bare foot out from under her duvet and I sat...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 9 Responses Nov 25, 2012

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    Canine Sharks ...

    A few days ago, I received an email from a friend .... showing underwater shots of dogs chasing balls into the pool ...I keep returning to that email because the images make me smile every time ...I love their focus .... and their goofy expressions ...Just thought I'd share with...
    AllAboutLaffs AllAboutLaffs 61-65, M 6 Responses May 4, 2012

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    My friend got me a little Loki :)

    and another girl, who saw me yesterday before I had to leave my awards show directly after getting there because I was embarrassed about being underdressed, came up and hugged me today and made sure I was okay because she saw I was upset then. Both of them are great :)
    Kazerella Kazerella 16-17, F Mar 6

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    Silly :P

    From:Mary To:!!!!BRIAN CPL BOOM USMC!!!!! Date:June 24, 2011 at 5:59pm Subject:Happy BirthDay!! Message: Are you ready?..well here it goes..Happy Birthday to you, Haappyy Birrthdayy too youu, Haaappyyy Birrrthdayyy Dearrr , Haaaappyyyy Birrrrthdayyyy toooo youuuu...
    aicpj aicpj 26-30, F Jul 7, 2011

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    Are U Alive!

    i just found this piece and found it so stirring ... wanted to share it here! Some beautiful words describing when are we truly alive.The English translation goes like this… If you are carrying the restlessness in your heart, then you are alive If you are carrying the...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    Yes We Can

    I like to read the news but lately most places my eyes turn to are sad or ghastly or downright scary! Please note: this is NOT what made me smile today....Just now I read about a woman who killed the family cat..seems she planned on wearing it to a Lady Gaga concert...she's...
    frito414 frito414 56-60, F 16 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    At The Groucery Store

    I'm going down the isle and a lady with a little boy is sitting in his carrier seat. They are in front of me and the little one notices me. I smile right away and I watched him give a little smile as well. I ended up right behind his mom, I believe, and then to the other side of...
    DraygenD DraygenD 36-40, F Jun 5, 2011

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    How can you not look at this without smiling?

    !? I'm still struggling lol :)
    awokensheepislittlebopeep awokensheepislittlebopeep 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Your life will become better by making other lives better.

    Life is hard!! We all know that, but some people have it worse than others. We sometimes forget to look at the good in life because the bad just seems to be everywhere. Sometimes we just need someone or something to lift our spirits and sometimes a smile is all that it takes...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Shhhhh I Have A Secret

    But I doubt my secret will qualify for any of the big bucks on those Realty TV shows. I just woke up from one of the best night's sleep I've ever had...and...well here goes.... I slept on a doggie bed..... Yup, well of course it's a posturepedic mattress complete with memory foam...
    frito414 frito414 56-60, F 30 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 15, 2013

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    Message..

    My only friend on a very special site just sent me a happy message.I was so enthralled and inspired to make a story about her. :DYay for inspiration!!!!
    Colorless76 Colorless76 13-15, F May 16, 2011

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    We Humans Need Our Comfort Food

    I have a well honed sense of the absurd and shopping today just proved that to me once again. We are expecting a snowstorm..kind of big but not earth shattering. Well the stores are packed...Yup everyone is out and in a rather bad humor...buying more supplies before the so...
    frito414 frito414 56-60, F 23 Responses Jan 11, 2011

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    Signing

    Many years ago, I consulted with an organization that works with hearing impaired individuals ...Having come across this video a while back, it just makes me smile every time I watch it ...Enjoy ....
    AllAboutLaffs AllAboutLaffs 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 12, 2012

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    Joy In The Morning

    My creamy morning Coffee, rain on the window pane, my faded pink chenille robe's soft embrace, dogs barking to get outside, even with the rain. a dependable smile from my husband. A soft kiss goodbye at the stairs, the washing machine off balance again, new age music softening...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2011

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    Oh No You Didn't

    My 2 year old Grandson, Aiden, went to his cute dance class for little ones. They play with musical instruments, have group dancing games, sing-a-long songs...you get the idea.   Anyway, a nice lady with what was described as a big bottom, bends over to pick up something...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    A guy messaged me saying im awesome

    and when i replied but you dont know me what he said astounded me. He said i dont have to because i know everyone is awesome in their own unique way and that he hoped he made me smile and god bless. It still makes me smile so thank you and i meant what i said that the world need...
    JustMui JustMui 18-21, F Jul 23

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    Here's what I've learned. I’ve learned- that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them. I’ve learned- that no...
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    Today I got up late. I stayed in bed watching Tom and Jerry cartoons. My sissy gave me breakfast in bed; Honey nut cheerios and an almost stale muffin and pepsi soda. We take turns...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F Aug 16

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    TIL that Orson Scott Card is a ... great-great-grandson of Brigham Young ... so perhaps what we look on as "magic" underwear is really just a superior undergarment technology from...
    AldousHuxtable AldousHuxtable 41-45, M Aug 1

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    I always get perplexed when people have something nice to say to me or even about me. And I know I seem dismissive when it happens but I honestly get overwhelmed with happiness. I...
    MorbidMorals MorbidMorals 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I can't do this anymore 😭 my life is the opposite of wat it should be... I really don't want to repeat my Leaving Cert... I don't deserve these points at all 😪 i kno that...
    nimra1296 nimra1296 16-17, F Aug 16

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    I wish you both the best may you have all what you have dreamed of blessings !!!
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F a week ago

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    TIL of the, ah, Vast X-Wing Conspiracy™ that is spreading like a pandemic (the hyperbole is not mine) and threatening conservative pundits, if not their minions ... er...
    AldousHuxtable AldousHuxtable 41-45, M Aug 5

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    TIL that I actually got more bang for my buck than I had thought with the sun a couple of years ago. Thanks to outlets like the Discovery Channel as far back as, perhaps, 2006 or 2...
    AldousHuxtable AldousHuxtable 41-45, M Aug 5

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    TIL that my umbrella is about as useful as wings on a penguin!
    AldousHuxtable AldousHuxtable 41-45, M Aug 5

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