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I KNOW the Secret to Happiness!!!


03/25/10 – 5,800 Steps

Day 2

Good morning Mintdom,

 I was just thinking the other day that I had the secret to happiness.  The secret came to m e (and I know that I probably have read it before) during lunch yesterday with a group of women. A sudden feeling of gratitude came over me and I knew right then that the secret of happiness is to be grateful!  It is SO simple – just one word – GRATITUDE!

Circumstances do not make me happy.  Money does not make me happy (although I would rather be unhappy WITH money then without) LOL. Although I my spirits revive and thrive around people, people do not make me happy either. This realization is such a freedom to me!

This is not to say that I cannot be sad or angry.  If a love one dies, I am very sad, and maybe angry at the cause of their death.  At the same time, I can be grateful that I knew that person, and happy for the time I had with them.  In the Bible, Paul says in Philippians 4:11: Not that I speak from want, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. 

 “Life’s not about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” –Vivian Greene

 If you are down in the dumps today, look for things to be grateful for, and watch your mood change. If you are sad or angry, write down everything you are grateful for in your life – even the little things, and watch your sadness or anger dissipate. If all else fails – CHOOSE to change your attitude to an attitude of gratitude – and watch your day turn around!

I know I have sent this before, but it is worth another listen and I cannot be in a bad mood after hearing this song!  www.tinyurl.com/GratitudeSong

AffirMINTion:  I am grateful for my life and all that are in it!

Make it a GREAT day, IF you choose to.

 What are you waiting for?

 Life is good!

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