Wednesday, September 5, 2007

73 things that make me happy

It's about using the entire wealth of things in this world to attend to oneself. So here is my in progress evolving list of things that make me happy!

empathy
Attunement
poetry
silver rings
vanilla milk shakes
starbucks
reading
libraries
painting
drawing
swimming
rollerblading
Emails from people who love me well
Seeing someone I enjoy ... just being around their physicality
Orson Scott Card books
Susan Howatch books
Annie Dillard books
The moment when I fix (or accomplish) something at work
Goals
L & P's political parties or any of their parties
Hugs from Mark
Silent Retreats with Nicole
Holding hands
Super long walks with a friend on a nice day
mystic synergy moments
Group outings to celebrate...like when I wrote my article about cutting
blueberry anything (beer, jam, pancakes, pie)
chocolate
Garlic mashed potatoes
Coffee
Laying on my back outside and watching clouds
notes from friends
forests, trees
hugs
eye contact
with-ness
good naps
movies at home
everything orange
mac computers
vw convertibles
music
posting anonymous encouragement on cl and having the person find it
giving gifts/flowers
the fact that God made so many great kinds of hair
new pens
new toothbrushes
buying flowers for myself when i am brave
kissing
A clean house
when my fingernails are long
Women and little kids in overalls (even if they are out of style)
Women with bandana's on
When I make food for people
heavy blankets in the winter
tea
Visits to San Francisco CA
Jazz & Gospel music
dinner on the back porch
visiting wine bar's with b and t
The book of Psalms
lakes, ocean, swimming pools....
lighting tons of candles and sitting by myself in peaceful silence
tattoo's
deep breaths
ae's prayers
zuzu's thoughts
I love you's from friends
dreams (when sleeping and awake)
Running
listening (and good listeners)

2 comments:

Zuzu said...

That's so sweet! - Zuzu

Elaine said...

Great list - I think I'm going to make one.