Sometimes we just need to laugh.
Sometimes taking a coffee break from our circumstances and laugh until the tears come does the body good.
Laughter makes a merry heart.
Laughter is a good medicine.
Always find a reason to laugh.
It may not add years to your life,
But will surely add life to your years.
Laughter washes over us as a gentle wave and downstream our worries take, even if for a moment while we pause to catch our breath.
Yes, sometimes we just need to laugh,
Even moments that make you laugh at yourself and wonder,
What in the world?
These last few weeks I found myself laughing when…
I panicked thinking we were robbed after an hour’s search of our two bedroom home for a missing vacuum, only to discover the vacuum in plain view and misplaced behind the bathroom closet door.
Twice, I discovered my clothes inside out after attending the gym.
My husband couldn’t contain his laughter at my mismatched shoes while sitting in church.
I chuckled to find a gallon of milk incognito among the dishes of the kitchen cupboard.
My eye glasses went missing only to realize I’d been wearing them all along during my frustrating search.
Yes, all these moments that made me laugh,
Though I’ve been told my funny bone’s been hiding in some “lost and found” box my entire life.
My daughter races to telephone her Davy (my husband) and vice versa every time they believe I’ve misplaced my mind.
Oh the moments that make them laugh.
Laughter is an impromptu party of balloon bouquets, catching you off guard to celebrate life.
A few days ago, a handful of confetti was shot thru a small cannon one ordinary morning that erupted into a surprise of laughter.
Seated at the kitchen island with all the gadgets handy to “pretty myself” for that thirty-five minute ritual I’d rather skip most days; hair dryer, curling iron, comb, brush, makeup, make-up mirror, cell phone, a cup of coffee, and my day begins.
This beauty regimen occurs with the same boring fanfare as days before.
Blow drying, curling and applying makeup is usually interrupted with a much anticipated telephone call from my husband who’s already been at work for hours.
Seeing his name displayed on the cellphone screen brightens my day more than he knows.
Nothing unusual about this morning ritual and conversation for two, accept to realize I’d forgotten the hairspray.
With cellphone in hand to continue our conversation, I walked down the hall to retrieve the missing item from the bathroom drawer.
Noticing my husband’s voice fade into the background as it sometimes does depending on the area he is driving through, I spoke into the phone for my handsome truck driver to repeat himself.
Frustrated after multiple attempts to converse with one another, I leaned over my hand held device to end the aggravating call, only to burst into laughter after discovering I’d been walking and talking into my make-up mirror all this time instead of my phone.
Unable to breathe from this hilarious scene for which I played the leading role, David couldn’t wait to share this comedy act with our daughter and laugh until the tears fell, rewinding and adding to this latest story about her mother.
God created us each to laugh as our encouragement to enjoy the journey.
Some laugh more than others, and it’s quite the party to celebrate life around those whose hearts are full of balloons and confetti.
Laughter is a gift.
Celebrate the moments that make you laugh.
Laughter is a miracle
Where eyes and ears
Can see and hear the joy of God,
Our handfuls of confetti for a merry heart.