Do you know what this world needs more of?
Laughter. Good, old fashioned, gut splitting laughter!
When we got married I think the Hubby set a goal to make me laugh every single day. He has been successful.
But he had a rough day on Sunday and was a bit down. That is a very rare occasion around here. When he’s down, I feel down. When he’s down, there is less laughter.
Fast forward to yesterday. My little brother sent The Hubby and me a story to read. He warned us to use the bathroom before we read it because it was so funny we wouldn’t be able to contain our laughter.
The Hubby read it at work. I read it in my pajamas on the couch. At the same time, but in different places, we were both completely out of control with fits of laughter.
Then late last night when we were finally together lying in the dark in bed, we started talking about what we’d read. All of the sudden, we were retelling the story to each other and our laughter was so loud I worried we might wake the children.
We could not stop laughing. I’m talking the good kind – tears pouring out of our eyes, bodies shaking, face hurting. It was awesome!
Just when we thought we had calmed down, one of us would giggle ever so slightly, and then it would start over again. We couldn’t even pray together without busting up in a fit of laughter after thanking God for the joy of laughter.
This went on for a good twenty-five minutes. Twenty-five minutes of straight laughter. My soul was lifted. When we finally stifled the last hearty chuckle, I heard my sweet Hubby’s heavy breathing and fell asleep with a huge smile on my face.
It is one of my most favorite moments ever. I love that Hubby so much.
Do you need to laugh with your loved one? Let me know. I’ll forward you the story.