Category Archives: Happiness

BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, September 4th, 2015 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in THE WAY TO LOVE

“You stupidly squander so much energy trying to rearrange the world. If changing the world is your vocation in life, go right ahead and change it, but do not harbor the illusion that this is going to make you happy. … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 by Richard Carlson in DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

“Sadly, many of us continually postpone our happiness – indefinitely. It’s not that we consciously set out to do so, but that we keep convincing ourselves, “Someday I’ll be happy.” We tell ourselves we’ll be happy when our bills are … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, July 10th, 2015 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in THE WAY TO LOVE

“If people want happiness so badly, why don’t they attempt to understand their false beliefs? First, because it never occurs to them to see them as false or even as beliefs. They see them as facts and reality, so deeply … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, June 4th, 2015 by Alan Cohen in WHY YOUR LIFE SUCKS AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT

“You can keep happy those people who want to be happy, and you can’t keep happy those who don’t want to be happy. It’s as simple as that. The notion of you keeping someone happy is a myth, a dysfunctional … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, May 21st, 2015 by Cherie Carter-Scott in IF LIFE IS A GAME, THESE ARE THE RULES

“Pleasure is the physical manifestation of joy. Our body teaches you pleasure through your five senses. When you indulge in any spontaneous behavior or physical sensation that unlocks the joy stored within you, you create space in your consciousness for … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, March 10th, 2014 by Neale Donald Walsch in BRINGERS OF THE LIGHT

“Understand that “beingness” is a State in which one IS, not an action which one takes. You cannot DO “happy,” you can only BE “happy,” depending upon what YOU decide to be. You cannot DO “sad.” You cannot DO “afraid.” … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, October 30th, by 2013 by Danielle Rama Hoffman in THE COUNCIL OF LIGHT

“You may have a habit of putting most of your attention on what you can think about and what you can see. Yet our hope for you is that you begin to put more attention on your essence, on your … Continue reading

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Best of PONDER on THIS for Friday, February 15th, 2013 by Chuang-Tzu

“I cannot tell if what the world considers ‘happiness’ is happiness or not. All I know is that when I consider the way they go about attaining it, I see them carried away headlong, grim and obsessed, in the general … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in AWARENESS

“Take a look at the world and see the unhappiness around you and in you. Do you know what causes this unhappiness? You will probably say loneliness or oppression or war or hatred or atheism. And you will be wrong. … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 by Paramhansa Yogananda

“I once saw a cartoon drawing of a dog hitched to a small, but well laden cart. The dog’s owner had found an ingenious method for getting it to pull the cart for him. A long pole, tied to the … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Friday, December 17th, 2010 by Jerry and Ester Hicks in GETTING INTO THE VORTEX

“If you have the developed the pattern of working hard to keep those around you happy, then when they are not happy, when they are presenting anger to you, you may feel that their anger has something to do with … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, November 18th, 2010 by Thich Nhat Hanh in PEACE IS EVERY STEP

“The foundation of happiness is mindfulness. The basic condition for being happy is our consciousness of being happy. If we are not aware that we are happy, we are not really happy. When we have a toothache, we know that … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Monday, October 18th, 2010 from CHANNELEDREADINGS.COM

“Happiness is a choice. You choose to feel happy or unhappy every moment of the day. Try this…when you wake up tomorrow; think about how happy you are to be alive, to be able to contribute, and to be able … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Monday, August 2nd, by Robert Mack in HAPPINESS FROM THE INSIDE OUT

“Real happiness comes from spending your life in your own way. If you walk in another’s shoes or take another’s path, you don’t leave any footprints of your own. This doesn’t mean you have to be different from everyone else, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, July 10th, 2008 by Neale Donald Walsch in COMMUNION WITH GOD

“You may think that you need a particular person to be happy, or a job to be successful, or some other emotional or physical gratification to be content. That is when you may wish to notice that you are here, … Continue reading

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