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Always focusing on positives.
An expectant state ‘sans’ dread.
A constant smile inside that radiates.
Feeling comfortably part of everything.
Accepting what is; looking forward to what might be.
An elusive state of ‘aliveness’ for those without hope.
No Mondays, no taxes, no loses, no frustrations, no stress, no
faults, no pain.
A utopian state in which nothing is necessary and everything is
available; not to be found on earth.
An incentive in a Grandiose Scheme to nurture potential while
being prodded and rewarded by love.
An imagined feeling, hoped for and encouraged by brief moments
of camaraderie, comfort, satisfaction, pleasure.
Perhaps corporeal life is a
preamble to a more stable, tranquil existence.
Perhaps our most common
mistake in pursuing happiness is that we seek it from
Perhaps living life
optimistically knowing that you are growing with purpose is
essential for peace.
Perhaps this brief life
process is but a chrysalis state for a growing spirit
sensing the imminent joy of release.
Perhaps eating popcorn,
cookies, cake, candy, ice cream tell us that even the
sweetest things leave us wanting.
Perhaps childlike glee can be
sustained by sharing uninhibitedly with complete confidence
Perhaps knowing a little more
and caring a little more are the only endeavours practiced
daily that make life worthwhile.
Perhaps true joy in life can
only be felt when ‘giving’; perhaps that is why there are so
many frustrated, angry, self-serving people.
Perhaps the impediments of
memory and dread can determine you ‘til your dead, perhaps
you must focus now on what’s best and always keep worry at
concurrent with … challenges, changes, seeking, joining,
coupling, traveling, eating, drinking and a host of other
activities … perhaps these expectations, not their
realizations, dominate our consciousness; perhaps we can
never find contentment much less happiness because we are
always in state of forward motion.
ESSAY ON HAPPINESS by EDWIN O' SHEA
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