A boat docked in a tiny Mexican village. An American tourist complimented the Mexican fisherman on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took him to catch them. “Not very long,” answered the Mexican. “But then, why didn’t you stay out longer and catch more?” asked the American. The Mexican explained that…… Continue reading Life Explained
It has recently occurred to me that in order to achieve happiness, the opposite is first required.
How can we know happiness when we have never experienced pain or sorrow? As I look around, I see people with a very high standard of living, which the Kings of the past could only have dreamed. I see people who should be happy or even content, slogging through life continually reaching for that elusive state of joy.
No matter what you do for a living, how much money you make, none of it matters in the end. If you are kind to others, appreciate being alive and strive to live a good life then it can be said you lived a wonderful life.
The truth is, it makes no difference where you live or what things you have in order to make one happy. It is simply a state of mind. As I mentioned in the beginning of this post, a majority of people will let life determine how they are going to think and what their mindset is going to be. Again, my question is why would we let these external forces control us? Why would we not want to make a conscious decision to be happy and enjoy life no matter what the circumstances?
This is just for fun. Another internet meme making the rounds. Thought it would be worth a post. *Original Source Unknown But please read below the entry for some good Native American reading. Where White Man Went Wrong Indian Chief ‘Two Eagles’ was asked by a white U.S. government official, “you have observed the white…… Continue reading Where White Man Went Wrong