Friday, 10 May 2013

An idea of Happiness

What would be your idea of Happiness?

A relaxing holiday?
A good cup of coffee?
A special time with family?
Catching up with an old friend?
Helping someone in need?

This was Tolstoy's idea of Happiness -

“A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one's neighbor — such is my idea of happiness.”

Augustine may argue that our true happiness only comes when our hearts find their rest in God:

“Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee.”

When you have 20 seconds, please let me know what your idea of Happiness is.... Thanks.

Living in Grace

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