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What is the feeling you have of old beautiful memories and experiences. You are feeling it as you say it. Like saying for instance, I am enraptured (at this moment). What I want to say is that (I am overwhelmed with the old beautiful memories now as I speak/as I write).

The memories have to be beautiful not gloomy.

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    You may be describing nostalgia. – Jim Mack Jul 12 '15 at 0:19
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To me 'nostalgia' has about it a kind of sadness--sadness because it is lost in the past, sadness because I cast a longing,lingering look behind to get those days back. It is nothing derogatory, but it is a sad word.

What I suggest is: REMINISCENCE(S) The dictionary defines it an act of remembering long past experiences, often fondly / a mental image thus remembered.

However, one can further sweeten it with attributes like, 'fond', 'sweet' or 'pleasant'.

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I'm not really clear on what OP is looking for, so I'll offer two suggestions and hope one is fitting.


relived verb: to experience (something) again in your imagination; to remember (something) so clearly that the same emotions you felt in the past are felt again. (Merriam-Webster online)


imbued verb: inspire or permeate with a feeling or quality. "the entire performance was imbued with sparkle and élan"

synonyms: permeate, saturate, diffuse, suffuse, pervade

(Google)

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To expand on my comment, nostalgia is defined in part as:

a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time

...which comes very close to what you seem to be after.

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