The poet Shelly referred to the way that moths are drawn irresistably to the light of a star as a powerful symbol of our own yearning for something beyond the limitations of this life. 111 more words
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John D. Rockefeller used to be the world’s richest man. He was once asked how much a person needed to be happy; and with great insight into human nature, he replied: ‘Just a little bit more.’ After his death, a reporter, who was writing an article about the size of the Rockerfeller estate, called one of Rockefeller’s senior aides and asked, “How much did Rockefeller leave behind?” The aide, with great insight into the nature of human reality answered, “All of it.” 75 more words
Yeah, I’ve no idea what the letters mean too. Gibberish. But, that’s what I want to say to you today.
My youngest daughter has a favorite saying and I’d like to quote her here: “It’s that moment when…” Yesterday I thought about that and I realize how she realizes things. 194 more words
The greatest conundrum of modern life is that we don’t become happy by pursuing happiness. Harold Kushner talks about this in his evocatively titled book ‘When All You’ve Ever Wanted Isn’t Enough.’ ”You become happy by living a life that means something,’ he says. 98 more words