The first thing I did after I woke up was decide that the day would be a good one. Upon this decision, I also decided that the task of making amends with my father would be a welcomed challenge. We, being the talkative type, can often speak through our problems, if frustration doesn’t cause the strife that we both have been allowing into our relation.
The beach is my family’s happy place. Its my sanctuary. I love the Earth we have been given to enjoy, and so, I enjoy it.
I encourage you to do the same. Feeling stressed? Feeling tense? Got something to ponder? Happy as can be? The beach, if you live near one, can offer you quite a bit of peace and happiness and all such things that are good and enjoyable.
The beach is a lovely place.
If you don’t live near one; find a place that brings the warm feelings of security and peace. Find a place that allows you to feel that the Earth, and by association, its inhabitants, are beautiful and capable of greatness. The beach just happens to be that place for me.
Another way to quell inner unhappiness, or relational unhappiness, is to partake in a delightful meal.
A lovely Cuban restaurant in Palm Coast Florida was a delight to indulge in.
“I would like the stew…? I don’t know what it is, but it seems good…”
“Oh yes, I make it, it is good.”
That was one of the many good signs I was getting from this place. I was very pleased with my meal and devoured the entire plate, cup, and pastry, ceramic and all. (I kid… but I thought about it…)
For dessert, I had guava jelly inside puff pastry, which was very delightful along side some café con leche.
After my family’s usual time-passer, shopping, we all were very tired and very content w/ each other.
I also wish to add that a thrift shop definitely managed to bring my soul happiness… but an empty feeling still lingers in my bank account.
I encourage you to love your family. I know it can be difficult at times, but if you simply choose to view them with a better perspective, they just might seem likable… maybe even lovable. If you do love your family, then show them you care. Spend time with them. Get to know them. Believe me, its very solidifying to your soul to know you are loved by, and you love, your family.
~may your breath always be the way you wish~