Focusing on ‘pure’ positive.
An expectant state
part of everything.
A radiance within that
Smiling and being
satisfied with yourself.
Embracing what is;
accepting gracefully what might be.
No Mondays, no taxes,
no relocating, no ‘outuvs’, no faults, no pain.
uninhibitedly with others especially a particular other.
An enigmatic state of
elation alien to those who do not care, who live without hope.
A utopian state of
bliss without need, want or desire that thrives perpetually on
loving and being loved.
- Perhaps the closest we
come to joy is when we celebrate NOW with sincere loving.
- Perhaps this brief life
is but a chrysalis for a growing spirit that gradually
- Perhaps brief glimmers
of joy radiate within you when deep feelings of love reside
in your heart.
- Perhaps you are the
only creature who can love and evolve into an entity who
basks in eternal bliss.
- Perhaps happiness is
predicated on ‘giving’; perhaps that is why selfishness
leads to frustration and ennui.
- Perhaps every
experience can help you grow; perhaps knowing this provokes
an optimism necessary for persevering.
- Perhaps the primal
habits of wanting and acquiring lead to moments of
completion; perhaps it is then that you ask “is there not
- Perhaps it takes many
lifetimes of nurturing kindness and caring for you to reach
your potential: A joyful ecstasy when love meets PURE LOVE.
- Perhaps only what is
truly meaningful can last; perhaps the peace and joy that
reign in your loving heart are coaxing you closer to
- Perhaps the impediments
of memory and dread can determine you ‘til you’re dead;
perhaps you put worry to rest when you do your best … to
love simply and constantly.
ESSAY ON JOY
by EDWIN O’SHEA
©2007-2008 Edwin O'Shea
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