Happiness comes from within.  You can’t FIND happiness.  It already exists in our hearts.  You can’t run away from a challenge and expect to find joy.

 

Do you know someone who who is always chasing joy, who is always looking for something to create happiness? You do of course understand as I said above that you can’t FIND happiness.  It is within all of us and until we realize that, joy will slip through our fingers as sand does.  If you are unhappy and you believe by leaving the place that is creating that unhappiness will bring you the joy you are so in need of, you will not succeed.
Smile

 

No matter where you go, you can’t escape YOU!  You create the joy or the grief in your own life.  Surely by escaping, you’ll find some temporary peace.  Long term, however?  I’m not so sure.  Wherever you left from, whatever challenge you left behind will follow you until you confront the dispute.  Your unhappiness may not return in exactly the same form it had when you left, however if you experienced a lack of joy in one place, simply leaving that place won’t fulfill your need for love, for joy.  That same challenge you’re running from will manifest at some point where you run to, until you face it and make amends.

 

Joy comes from within.  If you can’t create that gratefulness, that joy where you are at the moment, you won’t have success creating it anywhere.

 

You can’t find happiness:
It’s the same concept as I wrote at Wisdom and Life in July 2011 with The Journey.  Happiness comes from being on the journey.  NOT arriving.  You must find it within.

 

Yes; there will be challenges along the way.
Yes; you will find mountains to climb, chasms to cross.
Don’t turn back.
Don’t run away.

 

As I’ve said at Wisdom and Life previously:
Life is about moving forward.

 

Don’t give up.
You’ll eventually regret that choice.
Maybe not today.
Maybe not tomorrow.

 

Surely, however at some point when you’re looking back at the monumental decisions you’ve made during the course of this, your latest incarnation, there will be regrets if you chose to walk away from a challenge.  And lest we forget any challenge, any dispute we walk away from that could very well have been settled easily in this incarnation will show up again at the same time during your next lifetime.  Life is one big lesson plan.  Life gives us teachable moments and unless we learn from those moments we will see them again and again.

 

Find the joy within yourself.
Then you can move on.  Don’t move on to find joy.  You’ll be forever chasing your tail.

 

Be Happy!  Be Well!  Be Positive!
Blessings to you.

Chris

 

Once you realize that life is eternal,
That our souls our eternal,
That we return to light and physical over and over;

 

We then lose all our distress
We then lose all our fear of dying.  For there truly is no end.

 

 

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