“Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”
On my first trip to Rome, my very first solo travel experience, I found that my bare bones Italian was more than adequate to communicate with the locals – provided I accompanied my bumbling words and ineffectual hand gestures with a huge smile.
A smile opens doors, forges connections, makes friends out of strangers.
We should all smile more often.
This post brought to you by A-Word-A-Week Challenge from A Word in Your Ear. Every week, Skinnywench will dip into her old Oxford English dictionary, and pick a random word to blog about – either a picture or a story that best captures the meaning of that word. This week’s word: “Smile.”