Thoughts on Thinking

"When somebody persuades me that I am wrong, I change my mind. What do you do?" John Maynard Keynes

"If you're unhappy with your life, change your thinking." Charles Fillmore

"The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it." Eckhart Tolle

"People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them." Epictetus

"The unexamined life is not worth living." Socrates

"Consciousness is a terrible thing to waste." PunditGeorge

Tuesday, May 23, 2017


I made it a point
To smile one day
despite what’s all around.
Grousing vanished,
moaning faded,
and complaining walked away.

No matter what,
I could see beyond
to glimpse the inner core
and that was a smile indeed.

After a while
those happy in their grief
stood further away,
and I had a marvelous day.

Guess who was grinning?

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