Week #147 – Summer Fun: Take a seat!
Greetings, All — and Happy Friday!
We are counting down the Fridays between now and Labor Day Weekend with some short “Summer Fun” suggestions. Because — as I’ve said before — while many adults are busy planning their kids’ summer fun, they often overlook their own!
And I want to make sure YOU have fun this summer, too!
This week, I’m headed home to the Jersey Shore! And while last week I was reminded of how nice it is to get out and walk — this week, I’m looking forward to a good long sit on the porch!
As I wrote last year following my trip, there is something magical about sitting on a porch. Something that automatically slows you down and shifts your gaze a little further beyond where you’ve been looking. Something that opens you up and encourages you to share, to be honest, to be vulnerable.
Something that helps us connect — and maybe make a difference — to the person sitting next to us.
So if you’re in Ocean Grove, you know where to find me! Come on up, grab a rocker, and take a seat!
At the very least…give us a honk and a big wave as you drive by! 🙂
Your Happyness Challenge for the Week Ahead: Take a seat! Whether you have a porch, deck, patio, balcony, or tailgate — pull up a chair, take a load off, sit a spell, have a chat, visit a bit, or rock a while! Watch the traffic, cars park, people pass by, critters hard at work, nature doing her thing, or just observe the world moving about while you sit still. Invite someone to join you. Share a glass of something cold, have a conversation, meet a neighbor, visit with friends, or get to know just a little bit more about your own family.
The world is moving fast…make porch time a priority this week!
Spread Happyness — and share your favorite place to sit!
7/7/17 by Grace Church
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