Elusive Search for Happiness……..

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  • She looked for happiness in her latest crystal embellished designer dress….all she found was a tight fitting garment which made her feel self-conscious.
  • She looked for happiness in a container of delicious chocolate ice cream……..all she found was an icy sugar rush and guilt.
  • She looked for happiness in her new luxurious black Mercedes Benz…..all she found was a mechanical tool which was irrelevant to her ultimate journey.
  • She looked for happiness in the elegance of her high heeled pair of Jimmy Choos…..all she found were blisters and aching feet.
  • She looked for happiness in a trendy new make-up store…..all she found was beautifully colored masks to hide her authentic self.
  • She looked for happiness in the beautifully designed interior of her sea facing Villa…..all she found was a hauntingly silent, empty house which felt like a prison.
  • She searched for happiness all her life………she often wondered how people who were less ‘fortunate’ than her, were so content and happy with their lives.
  • A materialistic mindset can never truly understand that happiness can be found…..in the arms of your mother, in the advice from your father, in the laughter of your child, in the eyes of your husband, in the beauty of nature, in Blessings from elderly people, in the generosity and gratefulness of your heart, in the purity of your mind, in your ability to forgive others and yourself.
  • Happiness can also be found in the calmness of your soul……..which comes from your love and remembrance of the Almighty GOD. True happiness is when you appreciate all the people in your life and help everyone around you, no matter what. Happiness is something you alreays are and it comes from the way you think.

You know why it’s hard to be happy? It’s because we refuse to let go of the things that make us sad. Can we all try and be happy from this very moment dear friends…………


59 thoughts on “Elusive Search for Happiness……..

  1. Awww…..This is such a sweet calming write up and so true too. Happiness is all around us, in us, we just need to let go of all the hurt and sadness….and let God show us the beauty He intends for us to have every single day on this side of eternity. God bless your sweetness dear!

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  2. Wow Di, this was so beautiful!
    It made me realize that how important being happy is and how it can not be achieved by these materialistic things of this world! It can only be felt, through nature!
    Loved this post!

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  3. I always find your posts full of optimism. They are like a way forward.
    This one for instance did give an instant ice cream craving 😂😂 but when I reached the part of real happiness, it just melted my heart because I know how valuable these things have been for me and always will be.
    And if a person is able to understand and implement the lesson you’re trying to teach here, he/she would be perennially happy!

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    1. Thanks so much for your beautiful comments and yes he or she even if little bit cares to find happiness and in the calmness of the moment find God and with his support and guidance can do so many things in life. Loved your feedback. Have a nice day.

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  4. Wow! I loved this post. It’s remarkable. I too love being happier happier all the time. It’s so true how sometimes just seeing someone happy can make you happy, listening to others trials make you feel at a better place, forgiving others and most importantly oneself can just make things easier 🙂 thanks for sharing. Keep smiling and spread smiles and happiness 🙂

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  5. Your post made me so happy today that I’m going to save it and reshare with my family and friends!
    It is encouraging me to write a poem too….
    Excellent and so apt for the people who try to find happiness at all wrong places 💖

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    1. Thanks so much Meenakshi. Feel so happy and wonderful for hearing such sweet words from you. Yes and isn’t it true that happiness can never be bought from all material things and pl. go ahead and share it with all your family and friends too. It will be best to write a poem on this topic too. You are too great in writing awesome poems.

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