Now that I'm on the subject of 20, I remember a lesson: Don't believe deceptions. My biggest regrets trace back to the times I believed deceptions. Or even when I didn't believe deceptions, but didn't know how to avoid them. The Book of Revelation, interestingly, has something to say about deceptions. The Beast out of… Continue reading Avoid Deception
Tag: true happiness
Today, I'm 20 years old. It's so strange -- this moment in this world in this era. I was born in 2003, so 2023 means I'm 20. If I was born a year earlier or later, it wouldn't be so. When I was young, I often said, "I've waited my whole life to be ten,… Continue reading 20
we might get snow tomorrow and we're happy about that. See that? Happy. Okay so here the definition of happy is going to be "pleasant feelings or associations" with an event or thing, like snow. and i mean i have nothing against feeling happy about stuff. Feelings are nice. Note that you can also feel angry, sad, surprised… Continue reading Things.
the happiness dare
A week ago, I felt discouraged. The beginning of my day started great, but everything from there spiraled downward. The social event didn't work out, I'm discouraged about a tea party, I'm sad about Christmas (!) and the room smells like barf. So how do you free yourself from discouragement when plans fail?
So many times when we "love" people, we expect something back. Well, that's not what true love is.