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WHAT is happiness ?

WHAT is Happiness ? Found this - good for a self check anytime  ( though not necessarily in the same order ... ) ! Happiness is: 1. Falling in love. 2. Laughing so hard your face hurts. 3. A hot shower. 4. No lines at the supermarket. 5. A special glance. 6. Getting mail. 7. Taking a drive on a pretty road. 8. Hearing your favourite song on the radio. 9. Lying in bed listening to the rain outside. 10. Hot towels fresh out of the dryer. 11. Chocolate milkshake ... (or vanilla ... or strawberry!) 12. A bubble bath.…
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Accept and love … unconditionally…

True love accepts and does its best with what is ! Sometimes one has to accept and love ..unconditionally Got this via a forward awhile ago. Puts across the dilemmas many of us face very well so thought of ===== It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80's arrived to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9:00 am. I took his vital signs and had him take a seat, knowing it would be over an hour before someone would to able…
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The Secret- no more !

The Secret is Within you !   Quite an interesting pitch for quite a successful book .. and many spawns , including a movie , seminars who has read it ? Does/Did it work for you ? About 24000 likes on youtube presently seem to be finding it worthwhile ! What I understand is , in essence : Whatever you constantly think of, you attract in your life. Apart from Philosophy, even Quantum Physicists seem to be saying similar bring your universe into Existence ! BUT the Universe doesn't know " Good " or Bad ". So, for example, if…
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The Newspaper Vendor and your Attitude

Attitude and the Newspaper Vendor   A businessman walked by the same newsstand everyday along with his colleague. Each day he would give the newspaper vendor a big smile. The Vendor ignored him mostly. One day his colleague asked him why he does that, given that he is generally being ignored. He replied :  "I am not going to let that vendor determine how I want to act and feel through the day ." How is that for keeping a cheerful attitude !
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We are all on our ways …..

A wonderful song, presenting an eternal truth which we all ignore. With a presentation which makes it all the more powerful ! Hope you like it too ! On Our Ways Time always unwinding, all these dead lines in my mind. Seeds and dreams we planted, took for granted, didn't prove. Walking down this road will my pulse beat slow, hope to have you close at hand. When this cycle ends, will it start again, will we recognize old friends?  Here is the  "Official Video" with  a simply GREAT  animation / interpretation by  Ainslie Henderson  :  And James performing the…
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The True Joy of Life

The True Joy of Life ! " This is the true joy of life. The being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one. The being a force of nature instead of a feverish and selfish clod of ailments and grieving senses complaining that the world will not  devote itself to making you happy." - The Joy of Life ( George Bernard Shaw ) So what is YOUR purpose ?
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Good Morning !

Smile- a new day is here ! Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand-new hours are before me. I vow to live fully each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of - Thich Nhat Hanh ( From Peace is Every Breath ) What a nice determination to make every morning ! Thích Nhất Hạnh (born October 11, 1926) is a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist. He lives in the Plum Village Monastery in the Dordogne region in the South of France,traveling internationally to give retreats and talks. He coined the term…
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