Inspiration Report

Beliefnet readers are known for their desire for inspiration and happiness. And they are always ready to put a smile on their faces! To celebrate Power of a Smile Day 2010 on June 15, we asked them to share their philosopy on smiling.



“I’ve said all my life a smile a day is better than an apple. So smile God loves you.”

 -Denise Young


“Yeah! Make everyday a smile day not just today!”

-Luz Mendez Apellanes


“Yes we all love smiles I love to smile :)”

-Ju Neal Denise


“I already carry a smile on my face on that day because that’s the date my granddaughter was born.”

-Lydia Martell


“Always wake up happy lately!”

-Janice Shaproski


“You are the best people to wake up to!”

-Angie DuShane


“I have something to always smile about! God gave me my life back when I was dying, leaving my husband of 32 years and my 3 precious children ages 12, 15, 27! I have a reason to smile and to praise the Lord!! I challenge you to find a reason to smile!! If God woke you up this morning, you have a reason to smile!”

-Ellen Hudson


“I have been told by a guy before that I smile too much! Can you believe that? I asked what he had rather me do, frown? He was just jealous!”

-Ann Athey


“Smiling is the only way to go!!!!!!!”

-Nola Jones


“I smile because wen doctors told me I couldn’t have a baby I proved them wrong by having my son, and Im also having a good month.”

-Amber Horn


“I make more people smile by just simply smiling at them.”

-Robin Anne Ross


“I smile and I’m able to share my smile because of how God has saved me. That along in such a trouble world when you share it makes many smile.”

-Annette Walker Wheeler


“I’ll smile because it will be the day before my birthday and the lord has let me live to see another year.”

-Belle Carpenter


“I’ll smile because I live and blesss!! I’ll smile too.”

-Sandra Hurd


Read more about Smiles and Laughter on

10 Ways to Cheer Up Fast: LOL. Laughing out loud is a natural remedy for stress. Studies show that when we laugh, physiologically, it is impossible to be depressed or sad. Make sure you smile, chuckle and laugh as often as possible. These 9 tips will show you how.

When Life is No Joke, Laugh Anyway: God made laughter to show us things are rarely as bad as they seem.

Laugh a Little-Today from Norris: Treat yourself to a little laugh.

Quote from Anne LaMott: Bring people hope and laughter.





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