100 days – Day 36: Happiness

100 DAYS

100 days – Day 36: Happiness


This being human is a guest house.Every morning a new arrival.

A joy, a depression, a meanness,some momentary awareness comesas an unexpected visitor.

Welcome and entertain them all!Even if they are a crowd of sorrows,who violently sweep your houseempty of its furniture,still, treat each guest honorably.He may be clearing you outfor some new delight.

The dark thought, the shame, the malice.meet them at the door laughing and invite them in.

Be grateful for whatever comes.because each has been sentas a guide from beyond.

— Jelaluddin Rumi,    translation by Coleman Barks


  • Getty   good health and sunshine! 
  • dogs

 My Dogs!

  • innocence

IMGP0758New places (above: Valletta, Malta)


 the Beauty of Nature (photo- Crichton Gardens)

Listening to a favourite song
Looking at a beautiful work of art  (photo – Michelangelo’s “David” in Florence)

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