There is always something that would make us smile at any given time. It may be a simple thing, or it may be something big that we dreamed of for so long.
A user asked the forum, “What would make you smile now?” Here are the top responses.
“If my doctors said I was cancer-free.”
“Being told, I’m loved.”
ACCEPTANCE LETTER FROM COLLEGE
“Acceptance letter for a transfer to a certain college I wanna attend.”
“Fresh watermelon, the extra crispy seedless kind.”
“Finding out that Matthew Perry dying was a hoax all along.”
“Full day of uninterrupted gaming with a six-pack and a big fat rib eye steak.”
“Family bucket of fried chicken and not share it with a family.”
TEXT OR CALL FROM A MISSING FRIEND
“One of my best friends is currently addicted to fentanyl and has been missing for weeks. A text or call back/confirmation that he’s just in treatment, which is why he isn’t answering, would be so nice.”
APOLOGY FROM MOM
“If my mom came to my room and apologized for every time she mistreated me and maybe started seeing me as a human being who deserves some sort of respect.”
HEARING MY DOG BARK
“Hearing my dog bark again, it’s been a quiet six months.”
IF THE ISRAEL AND PALESTINE KILLINGS WOULD STOP
“If everyone forgave everything that happened in the Middle East, all hostages would be let go, and all the killing would stop. Then, Israel could help rebuild Gaza under a new treaty giving Palestine statehood.
Forgiveness is tough to practice. But isn’t hating, killing, and committing violence even harder?
As love makes us smile, hatred makes us exhausted.”
“Money would probably solve many of my problems, making me smile.”
“Not stressing about everything I do, everything I have to do, and everything I will have to do.”
LISTENING TO A SONG
“Listening to a song that fits your current mood.”
“My DACA (Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals) is being renewed. It expires in two weeks. I submitted it in August. I’m currently an elementary assistant principal.”
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This article was originally published on Mrs. Daaku Studio.