Tag Archives: philosophy

Living not just existing

Living not just existing     At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. ~ Lao Tzu   We focus here at the Ministry of Happiness on … Continue reading

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Happiness: Deciding that it matters

Happiness: Deciding that it matters I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires. ~ Kahlil Gibran So last week was truly a terrible week, I received … Continue reading

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Things to give up to become happy

Things to give up to become happy A great post shared via a friend on Facebook today, 15 Things you should give up to be happy, enjoy ~ Rev Kane

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Happiness & Cynicism

Happiness & Cynicism It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad; and it is, better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain … Continue reading

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Happiness & Being Perfect

Happiness & Being Perfect Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational. ~ Hugh Mackay So there’s a post going around on the web that I really like although if I tried I … Continue reading

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Happiness & Acceptance

Happiness & Acceptance Happiness can only exist in acceptance ~ George Orwell “Acceptance is a beautiful thing, but it’s also something that I’ve struggled to master. Acceptance, the opposite of resistance, is simply allowing things to be as they are, … Continue reading

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Happiness is feeling safe

Happiness is feeling safe   Happiness is a form of courage.  ~Holbrook Jackson Written in Monterey 2/19/11   Happiness at some level is a luxury.  What do I mean by that?  Well it comes back to one of my favorite … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama on Compassion

The Dalai Lama on Compassion My basic belief is that first you need to realize the usefulness of compassion, that’s the key factor. Once you accept the fact that compassion is not something childish or sentimental, once you realize that … Continue reading

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Happiness Images

A tour around the web for images that remind us how to be happy, have a happy day my friends ~ Rev Kane

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Happiness and Balance

Happiness and Balance Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.  ~ Thomas Merton Balance is a concept we will come back to time and time again on this blog.   Even in attaining happiness, … Continue reading

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