Be Happy

The holiday season helps to create an awareness of what happiness is about. Yesterday at the mall I observed children mesmerized by Santa, and heard them telling him their wishes. Their beautiful faces said it all. I remembered my childhood and the love that surrounded us especially during Christmas. I wrote this poem last May. Spring is a very favorite time for me also. But I think it is so appropriate for this time of year as well. So,I decided to re-blog it. I want to add another favorite thing: I love writing and posting my work on WordPress and appreciate my reader’s support and comments. I have learned about so many topics and have been touched by so many of the bloggers I follow. Thank you all.
Melba Christie

Melba Christie at Poemattic

There are as many nights as days,

and the one is just as long as the other

in the year’s course. Even a happy  life

cannot be without a measure of darkness,

and the word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning

if it were not balanced with sadness.

Carl Jung

 

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After reading this quote, I thought about the things that make me happy and better still what I can do to be happier. I believe the secret is this: be unafraid of change, savor the moment when big things happen but be the happiest with the small things. Small events happen every second of the day that may bring a smile to your face.

Accept happiness unconditionally. Restore what childhood and youth provided for us which is the ability to see beauty in…

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