31 Days of Looking for the Little: Moments that Make Me Smile

IMG_3994 Griffin's cat

It only took a minute. Just a minute. My grandson told me to turn my head and watch his cat, Dexter. So, I did.

And what I saw made me want to laugh out loud! Only, I didn’t because I didn’t want to frighten Dexter — I wanted him to stand there forever, just looking with longing at the yard.

He soon moved onto something new, of course, but that moment salvaged an afternoon that had been tiring and occasionally upsetting. He’s just a small cat, and it was just a small moment.

But it made me smile.

And there is nothing small about that.

What are the little things that can bring a smile to your lips, even when you’re moving through a bad day?

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  1. a picture of one of the grandkids posted on Facebook that i come upon. that will do it everytime!

  2. I’m glad to have finally found you, Diana! I’ve read your encouraging comments on other blogs and always wondered if there was more somewhere – out there – on your own blog. I love your #write31days topic, Looking for the Little! and this post brings a smile! God is always faithful with JOY breaks throughout the day! Today is was watching the little lambs in the fields as we were driving by. They always make me smile! Have a blessed day!

  3. I’m with Carol! When my daughter unexpectedly posts photos of the grands, I can’t help but smile!
    Blessings, Diana!

  4. Cindy Hallman says

    Things that make me smile…butter that’s melted on my Ezekiel bread toast, antics shared between our Boston Terriers Dub and Dez, the look of my daughter when I pick her up from the airport, an answer that takes care of a question, completely filled out paperwork (I do that for my folks who can no longer fit in miles of medical history on single spaced sections of office info)… I am grateful for the things that pop up each day that make me smile.