Lists #1 and #2

Inspired by Moorea Seal I’m writing a list a week for the whole year.  Playing catch-up this time and posting two.

List #1 – Favorite Words

  • warm
  • giggle
  • haven
  • husband
  • relish
  • home
  • delight
  • welcome
  • steadfast
  • enduring
  • gleeful
  • steady
  • comfort
  • snuggle
  • freedom
  • possibilities
  • open
  • affirmation
  • goal
  • 365 “Fear Not”s
  • daughter
  • forward
  • memory
  • embrace
  • son
  • sweetheart
  • delight
  • peace
  • strength
  • safe
  • serve/ing/r/d
  • twinkle
  • discover
  • progress
  • mellow
  • graceful
  • understood
  • dancer
  • guided
  • cocooned
  • patience
 
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List #2 – Greatest Comforts
  • strong hugs from my husband
  • sweet, open mouth baby kisses
  • hot tea, mint or bengal spice 
  • whipped cream on coffee or cocoa
  • clean sheets + freshly showered self
  • movies or shows where life is a musical
  • meals in the freezer
  • cozy sweaters
  • long sleeve shirts that fit nice, don’t shrink and have long enough sleeves
  • rainy days, a window seat for the cold ones
  • quilts made by people I love
  • a stack of unread books
  • chubby, happy babies
  • candles on the table at dinner
  • being encouraged that we’re doing well
  • that fist-pump feeling of completing something good and worthwhile
  • unexpected little somethings
  • an ocean view
  • a stack of beautifully coordinated fabrics, full of potential
  • fresh garden fruits and veggies
  • jewel-tone colors – raspberry, charcoal, dark sea green
  • that occasionally uninterupted hour between their bedtime and mine
  • daydreaming
  •  happily playing babies
  • finding the right solution
  • a good discussion that shakes out the mental cobwebs
  • seeing results
  • all the parts of assembling a perfect cake – the way it pops out of the pan, stacking layers, applying frosting, watching enjoyment
  • feeling safe
  • pretty toenail polish
  • travel
  • heavy blankets
  • good jeans
  • companionable silences

What are some of your favorite words?  What are some of your greatest comforts?

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