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Thursday, May 20, 2010

play!


I really truly think that if you want to know what the joie de vivre is all about that all you have to do is get down to the level of a child and watch them play. One look at a child's face while playing and you can see that so much joy comes from swinging on a swing or getting your hands dirty while playing in the sand. It's a reminder when watching a child play, to slow down and enjoy each moment for what it is. Not to worry about what's to come, but to live for the now.

5 comments:

  1. That's so true Johanna. They're in their own world with not a care! We seem to lose that ability, as we grow up, to turn off and enjoy time to just play for a while. Thanks for reminding me to do just that! What sweet forget-me-nots.

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  2. Its crazy, the things that they love the most.

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  3. Why is it such hard work to remember that and to do it as an adult? One of the things that I am striving to do is to nurture that in my kids and not quash it!

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  4. such a simple idea, but somehow so difficult for us adults to do. Must play more :o) that's whats on my to-do list.

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