People Are More Important Than Pride...

I am a firm believer in the old adage, "laughter is the best medicine". This may mean something else to you but to me, it means that "Life is wayyy too short to sweat the small stuff", so I choose not to. It drives my hubby crazy, because he "sweats" EVERYTHING!

I don't know if it's the Zoloft talking or if I had an epiphany a few years back and I realized that we aren't here, on this earth long enough to spend a great deal of time worrying about whether or not our lawn, our homes, our hair is perfect and impressing the neighbors or the strangers at the bank/postoffice/grocery/etc....

What is important is how me treat the people who love us and that we love, the people who we interact with on a daily basis. That matters so much more than whether my lawn has been "edged" properly.

Don't misunderstand me, I think appearances are important, but they are way down my list of priorities. People are more important than pride.

I tend to laugh wholeheartedly and often. I encourage the people around me to do the same. I have every intention of dying while laughing. It's just how I roll.

I plan on going out with a big smile on my face, laughing so hard that I cannot breathe, essentially laughing my fukking a$$ off!

OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita
41-45, F
4 Responses Jul 26, 2010

Exactly! My hub is so consumed with the daily, meaningless minutia, he is totally missing the big picture. He will find out one day, but it will probably be too late. Which is very sad.<br />
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Laughter is what keeps my head above the water most days. And my children are a great source of that laughter. I am very blessed in that I can find humor in most things. *wink*<br />
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Thank you for reading and for leaving a wonderful comment, sugar pop! = )

Thanks for the generous comment, Kaybea. I feel as though I have discovered a hidden treasure when I befriended you. = )

Gracias, my sweet FKA. You are always so supportive of me and I truly appreciate it. I certainly do not attempt to be little Mary Sunshine, but I feel like if you're going to live your life, you might as well enjoy it and make the most of what you have. <br />
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I find that most folks are too focused on what they do NOT have, rather than enjoying and appreciating what they DO have.<br />
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I can't help but feel sorry for those people. Poor smucks!

You'll probably live to 120 and not look a day over fifty when you go with this attitude! If more people (including me) could only know this in their soul instead of as a cliché, this would probably be a much better world. Keep laughing and loving, you are a font of good karma.