Thursday, September 29, 2011

Listen Carefully


Recently I was asked by someone what my favourite sounds were.  In that moment, I was surprised when I found it difficult to answer.  I'd never actually taken the time to consciously make note of the sounds that make me smile. Since then, I've made list of my most favorite to share.

The sweet peals of laughter that come from my boys.
Mike telling me each and every day that he loves me.
The wet smooch of good night kisses before bed.
Pages turning as I get lost in my most beloved books.
The peaceful snore from Mike as he drifts off to sleep on the couch at night.
Silence, as I spend time with God.

It's not the rain that I love, nor is it the wind blowing through the trees.  It's not a complicated concerto, or the hustle and bustle of a big city.  But to me it's music all the same.  There is no composer greater than God, and the song that he weaves together in the sounds of my family is what truly makes me smile.

2 comments:

AlyGatr said...

I love the sounds you love :) I love the very special laughs Amelia and Merrick give when they are really tickled by something. That geniune, from the bottom of the belly laugh. I love the sound of the tree frogs singing after it rains. I love the sound of snow falling at night when no one is around and you can hear the faintest click of a snowflake landing on something.

Amylou said...

awww! I love this post! What a neat question and answer!