If in our daily lives we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyon wil profit. If we really know how to live, what better wahy to start the day than with a smile? Our smile affirms our awareness and determinations to live in peace and joy. The source of a true smile is an awakened mind. Smiling helps you approach the day with gentleness and understanding.
If you have lost your smile and yet are still capble of seeing that a dandelion is keeping it for you, the situation is not too bad. You still have enough mindfulness to see that the smile is there. The dandelion is one member of you community of friends. It is there, quite faithful keeping your smile for you.
In fact, everything around you is keeping your smile for you. You don't need to feel isolated. You only have to open yourself to the support that is all around you, and in you.