This small little vase with a half dozen flowers literally brings me so much joy. My two favorite colors are bursting out in the blooms. The cute little guy sharing his head is all about this season, just like me. And a friend saw this at the store, thought of me, and drove all the way to my home to give it to me on my birthday! I feel so seen and so loved!
I know we often hear "it is the little things". This may be physically little but the feeling is huge! Maybe that is the most important part; not the size of the object or even gesture but the size of the feeling it gives.
I'm so grateful for this beautiful gesture. I'm so grateful for this absolutely perfect gift! I'm so grateful to get to smell these blooms every time I walk through my kitchen. I'm grateful for the colors that burst forth with such beauty and inspire such joy in my heart. I'm grateful to be this deeply moved and to feel it fully. I'm grateful for my friend and her friendship that has been such a blessing through this motherhood journey.
What moves you? What brings you deep joy? When was the last time you paused to smell a flower or just sit and gaze at something that makes you happy?
May we all take time to appreciate the "little things" that bring joy. May we all know the friendship of someone so thoughtful. May we be the kind of friend that sees the people in our lives and drives over just to brighten their day. Have a beautiful day!