I 'm On A Quest To Find Contentment

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    People always look at me funny

    when I say I just want to be content. "Wait....why don't you want to be happy?" My response is always the same: "....because happiness is a slippery thing that must be chased down, clung to, but inevitably steals away in the night while you're not looking. Content is good...
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    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 8, 2014

    Where Ever You Are, I Hope You Find Home..

    See the leaf floating on water Carried by the stream, To where it knows not Yet its destiny already written. Its fate already known By the One who created the water and the leaf. No resistance, no sorrow Just acceptance . . . It will be alright If you only let go And let...
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    26-30
    1 Response Oct 1, 2013

    A Quote

    life doesn't always turn out how you plan it... sometimes... just sometimes... turns out better !!
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    26-30
    Sep 28, 2013

    Holding On To That Feeling!

    I've struggled for some time to find contentment. I'm generally a happy and positive person. From the outside looking in you would say I had it all together. I'm a strong, confident woman that has a pretty great life. But for some time now I've taken what I have for granted...
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    26-30
    1 Response Dec 29, 2012

    Is It A Place, Or A Way Of Travelling?

    The Buddha once gave this wise advice: "There is no way to happiness; happiness is the way." Still, even though happiness might not be a place, we all have to learn to live in a way that we can be happy. That, in itself, can be called a quest.
    RandyJollymore RandyJollymore
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2011

    Never a knight!Just a Viking shield maiden

    walking the path, wearing her chain mail shirt, her sturdy boots, carrying her battle axe.I shall find riches.I shall find peace. And contentment.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 27, 2014

    Less Is More

    The less You want, the more You will be satisfied.
    Drzewowit Drzewowit
    36-40, M
    Jan 28, 2013

    On Being Content

    What is contentment? Is it having everything you love or loving everything you have. I think we all know the answer to that. I have fought depression for my entire life, and currently battle ptsd. But I am on a quest for quiet and contentment within my mind. The wars I fight...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong
    31-35, F
    Sep 28, 2013
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