What if … We Laugh More

I hope you have been encouraged by this “What if … 10 ways to live well in today’s world” series. We’ll finish up this series next week. In case you’ve missed any, here is a recap:

Today’s post is one we all need sometimes … because it’s so easy to get caught up in the hard and tedious, the heartbreaking and awful.

What if we laugh more?

what if we laugh more {10 ways to live well in today's world}

We watch the news and scan the headlines on our social media and we see the very real results of living in a broken world. We lose our patience with our families and we get frustrated by the never ending litany of tasks to be done, bills to be paid, and places to be. We go to bed anxious and get up exhausted. Life overwhelms and we feel trapped, like hamsters on a wheel spinning but getting no place.

This, y’all, is not what God desire for us.  This is not the abundance He promises.  Today’s post is a simple invitation to you:


Look around you and ask yourself what gives you joy. Maybe it’s your children playing in the water or your husband winking over the fray in your home. Perhaps it’s your favorite creamer added to your morning coffee or opening a brand new journal.  Celebrate the little moments—warm towels fresh from the dryer, the song of the ice cream truck jingling in your neighborhood, a card from a friend with just the right words.

what if we we laugh more {10 ways to live well in today's world}


Today make it your point to laugh. Embrace the small stuff because those are the very things that give meaning to the big stuff.


Teri Lynne

What has brought you joy lately?

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