Friday, 5 October 2007

This I believe

"Happiness is not a situation to be longed for, or a convergence of lucky happenstance. Through the power of our own minds, we can help ourselves.”

Wayne Coyne in his article Creating our own happiness : I believe we have the power to create our own happiness. I believe the real magic in the world is done by humans. I believe normal life is extraordinary.

I was sitting in my car at a stoplight intersection listening to the radio. I was, I guess, lost in the moment, thinking how happy I was to be inside my nice warm car. It was cold and windy outside, and I thought, "Life is good."

Now, this was a long light. As I waited, I noticed two people huddled together at the bus stop. To my eyes, they looked uncomfortable; they looked cold and they looked poor. Their coats looked like they came from a thrift store. They weren't wearing stuff from The Gap. I knew it because I'd been there. Read On


Saira said...

bad times shud be welcomed,they are there for reasons beyond our understanding!

knowing that (the apparent) bad is not negative ... what can be more positive than that!

feeling bad is inevitable and that is for a reason too! dont let it overwhelm you :)

the state of happiness is not something to be longed for; peace is something that outweights it!

Syra said...