Happiness is like a butterfly.

Happiness is all about keeping things in balance. The Bible says: ‘Give me neither poverty nor riches, just give me as much as I need.’ It’s realizing when enough is enough. Anything more is great if you receive it, but your happiness doesn’t depend on it.
One of the great conundrums of life is that we don’t become happy by pursuing happiness. Rather, we become happy by living a life that means something. Some wise person put it this way: ‘Happiness is like a butterfly. Chase it and it will elude you. But turn to other things and you’ll find it gently sitting on your shoulder.’
The happiest people you know are probably not the richest nor the most successful, but rather those who have invested their lives in something bigger than themselves.

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