Stories tagged “HAPPINESS”

  • The Day Before The Vacation

    I loaded my bag into the car. My sons gave me hugs as if they'd never see me again. My husband stood sadly and worried. He held me for a long time.

    Our argument over the past 24 hours lingered in my head. I was still going. This was the opportunity of a…

    Posted 4 years ago
  • What Happiness Feels Like

    When I look around me, the world is sunny, despite the real weather. When I think about you, my heart is content in the knowledge that you are right where you are supposed to be.

    I am balanced, centered, and able to accept things as they are.

    The best…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Five Years

    We talked every night. We wrote letters. The distance never diminished our love for each other. We had it all figured out.

    I flew out to see you on Valentine's day. You baked me a cake for my birthday. We had Thanksgiving dinner with your family. …

    Posted 6 years ago
  • Heartbeats

    Happiness is.

    Not a moment,

    but collective feeling.

    You can't pick it up,

    unless it has a heartbeat.

    You can't define it, because

    it is ever-changing.

    It's a feeling that comes when you close your eyes

    and receive a kiss unexpectedly.

    It is also a box wi…

    Posted 6 years ago
  • Morning

    I dreamed of my 17 year-old self. I dreamed that she got the boy of her dreams and that he made her laugh and that she grew comfortable with him. Everything was perfect, from their words to their date locations and the movies he picked, and even the way t…

    Posted 7 years ago
  • Heart on the Line 9.26.14

    The night I laid out my heart,

    turned my life outside down,

    Our relationship had a new start...

    Best of friends for so many years,

    been through so much together,

    at some point, my heart - it interfered.

    Patiently - you listened,

    as I talked for hours,


    Posted 8 years ago