In the midst of organizing my life we have sold our home. It is a good, but that is another story to come soon. The selling of our home has meant that every daily activity we simplified , scheduled, strategized, and systematized, has been put on hold and applied towards packing, cleaning, and organizing a move.
So, to write about smiling in the midst of organizing life has truly been
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.
Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance. (Acts 2:28)
Our countenance is said to be a "window of the soul" to be more precise it is a quote from Marcus Tullius Cicero a Roman statesman born in 106 BC who said "The countenance is the portrait of the soul, and the eyes mark its intention."
Organizing Life is shown in our countenances to be sure. Our faces will reflect our attitudes towards what we are doing. If it is a chore to organize everything right now, stop and re-evaluate why and how you are working towards your goal. If your goal is to just get by, than it will be reflected in your countenance. Smiling has some great health benefits read this article Health Benefits From Smiling. Sharing a smile may sometimes be harder to do, but it sure goes much farther than a scowl or a frown. Think about what you are multiplying by a smile: joy, happiness, laughter, warmth and beauty.
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