I’ve been reading a quote a day from M.G. Keefe’s 365 Days of Happiness—an excellent little read packed some of with the most profound words ever spoken on happiness. At the beginning of the book, Keefe wrote a small passage on happiness which I thought was simply put and very insightful. I wanted to share it with you. Enjoy!
Happiness can’t be bought, or paid for, or wrapped up with a bow and given as a gift. Happiness is something we all must discover on our own. Some people may believe that happiness will come to us when we get what we want out of life. If we marry, we will become happy. If we have children, it will satisfy that emptiness within. If we only…yes, that list of if only’s goes on and one endless.
But none of this is really true, for if we don’t already know how to be happy another person won’t be able to make up for this. We have to learn how to be content with our lives and appreciate what we have already. There are many ways we can do this. Yet it will always come down to the simplest of things. We must learn to find true joy in life’s gifts. Happiness must come from within.— M.G. Keefe
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