Sunday, April 30, 2006

Three Grand Essentials To Happiness

I read this in an article today, and it got me thinking:

"Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do,someone to love, and something to hope for."--Joseph Addison

What do you reckon?

10 comments:

Kc said...

Just thinking but do we use the word happiness as synonomous with joy? I tend to think we often do. At any rate I do think those three are met in Christ. He gives our life purpose and meaning, teaches us to truly love and our hope is made sure in Him. ;-)

Dyspraxic Fundamentalist said...

It certainly matters what those things are.

Hoping for something evil, like Communism, in the long run will not lead to happiness.

God Bless

Matthew

Kitty Cheng said...

Kc, I often think that happiness normally happens when things go well, and joy doesn't depend on the circumstances. But yeah, we always use the the two words in the same contexts. I agree certainly that those three are met in Christ.

Kitty Cheng said...

Yes that's true Matthew.

audrey` said...

Please take care, Kitty :)
You're in my thoughts and prayers.
Jesus is with you all the time.
He's leading you to the right path.
Just continue to trust Him, ok?
*HUGS*

Kitty Cheng said...

Thanks Audrey for your love and care. **HUGS**

audrey` said...

Kitty, you're most welcome :)
What are friends for? HeHeHe!
Take care, sis!

Kitty Cheng said...

your friendship really touches me sister Audrey.

audrey` said...

Awww!
My heart and life are so touched by you and your friendship, sister! HeHe!

Jimmy said...

I reckon that happiness that does not depend upon feeling happy is true happiness.
I thought of this one day -
Happiness is the good management of our unhappiness.