ELATION

What is the meaning of elation?  Let us take a look at our Webster Dictionary to get a better idea

Elation-1.  great happiness or exhilaration.

Daily Wisdom Word Meaning of Elation-1.  The feeling of happiness on a high note and experienced at a much deeper level

Elation can be felt when we climb a steep mountain and make it to the top, finally.  It is the feeling of having made it to the top, and screaming because you got there from the top of that mountain.  It is the feeling of having accomplished something with great happiness and pleasure, simply because you did.  It is also the feeling of love when it’s crossed over from infatuation and you both know you feel it and share it together.

Elation is special.  It is watching your child take their first step.  Elation is not always happiness for yourself, but for others as well.  You can feel elation when you see others accomplish great feats and attribution.  Elation is that moment when you cross over from happiness to something greater;  a stronger and more solid feeling.

I think the most elation I have ever felt, was watching the birth of my children.  Even though I knew it was God who created them, I couldn’t help but feel I and my husband achieved so much carrying our children for nine full months.  The different trimesters we had passed with there being three of them, and all my weight gain, I told myself, for the babies both times I had them.

I have also felt elation when I have been in love.  I would describe this feeling as a feeling “over the moon”.  It is almost best physically described as a light-headed feeling because you almost feel your high on life.  Elation is what I call, a wonderful wisdom word, because it’s free to experience and one of God’s greatest gifts to us we can enjoy and as mentioned above, a stronger feeling than happiness.

I get a feeling of elation when I see the members post their poetry on the site, or I see one of my other team members succeed.  I know I have witnessed it this week watching Sema as here quotes page finally came out.  She has experienced total elation from what I can see from the outside looking in.  Good for you, Sema!

Have a beautiful and blessed day, everyone, and may you experience elation in the very near future!

Samantha Leboeuf/DWW

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Peter (@guest_1512)
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2 years ago

Elation you illusive feeling so wonderful but alas also always so short lived we chase it this ecstatic emotion in all we do in our friendships our accomplishments our love lives and it wouldn’t be so gigantic a feeling if it happened every day but instead is as rare as it is O elation most chased of emotion of them all

Samantha Leboeuf (@guest_1510)
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2 years ago

thanks so much bfw for your post!! Sam

Delores Chappell (@guest_1507)
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2 years ago

Elation is definitely an amazing “High Spirited” expression!
To live and ENJOY life to the fullest one has to LOVE themselves and others will follow.
AS for time, we have learned to practice what we TEACH. Having empathy , respect and INTEGRITY
for ONE another will help those who lack compassion, understanding, and the NEED for positive relationships,
with family and friends.

Delores Chappell (@originallady)
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2 years ago

Elation is definitely an amazing “High Spirited” expression!
To live and ENJOY life to the fullest one has to LOVE themselves and others will follow.
AS for time, we have learned to practice what we TEACH. Having empathy , respect and INTEGRITY
for ONE another will help those who lack compassion, understanding, and the NEED for positive relationships,
with family and friends.

Peter (@guest_1424)
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2 years ago

Elation you illusive feeling so wonderful but alas also always so short lived we chase it this ecstatic emotion in all we do in our friendships our accomplishments our love lives and it wouldn’t be so gigantic a feeling if it happened every day but instead is as rare as it is O elation most chased of emotion of them all

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