“Dancing With Happiness” by Joy Elizabeth
In honor of this weeks Presidents Day I would like to quote Abraham Lincoln, “People are as happy as they make up their minds to be”.
Be in this moment. Clear your minds. happiness comes from within. Most believe that a new car, a new home, or a new outfit will somehow be the magic fix to their happiness. Perhaps as we walk through prestine mountains, we are thinking about that cup of coffee we will have after the walk or that new home we may have one day, thinking forward to what we believe will make us happy rather than being in the now. listen to the wind blow, feel the air on our skin, hear the pounding of our hearts or watch the way the sunlight filters through the trees. Happiness comes from within. If we fail to focus on now, our happiness now, than we will never be happy, we will always be in search of our happiness.
A quote from a book Happy Yoga, “Someone gave me this glass, and I really like this glass. It holds my water admirably and it glistens in the sunlight. I touch it and it rings! One day the wind may blow it off the shelf, or my elbow may knock it from the table. I know this glass is already broken, so I enjoy it incredibly…”
Yoga forces the now through the breath and postures. by listening to how our bodies respond to the pose and concentrating on our breath, we stay in the now. Happiness is found here within. our bodies and our minds bring us into the moment and we feel our spirit, that joyful glee of our inner spirit as it wraps us in the warmth of love and light.
“You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait. Do not even wait, be quite still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.”
Today, right now… Find the ecstasy at your feet. Begin your dance with happiness.Send to Facebook Tweet This Post Email This Post