The Mother We Share by WALLA
originally by CHVRCHES
Things were better when I was younger.
Things will be better when I'm older.
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HOW CAN WE BE HAPPY ?
Once a group of 50 people was attending a seminar.
Suddenly the speaker stopped and decided to do a group activity. He started giving each one a balloon. Each one was asked to write his/her name on it using a marker pen. Then all the balloons were collected and put in another room.
Now these delegates were let in that room and asked to find the balloon which had their name written, within 5 minutes. Everyone was frantically searching for their name, colliding with each other, pushing around others and there was utter chaos.
At the end of 5 minutes no one could find their own balloon.
Now each one was asked to randomly collect a balloon and give it to the person whose name was written on it.
Within minutes everyone had their own balloon.
The speaker began— exactly this is happening in our lives. Everyone is frantically looking for happiness all around, not knowing where it is.
Our happiness lies in the happiness of other people. Give them their happiness; you will get your own happiness.
And this is the purpose of human life.
This week Mum and I have been busy! We had to go to our new house on Thursday and wait for the skip to arrive. That was fun to watch! A big truck and a strange man dropped it. Then Mum and Dad started to fill it with smelly carpet and other yucky things I wasn’t allowed to touch.
Guess what! Tomorrow (March 3rd) is my 2nd birthday!! I hope I get some good treats, after all this is my last birthday as an only child. Soon the baby will be here! I hope my litter brothers and sisters are having a good birthday week and have been spoilt too!
I love this blog. If you love pups it’s a great one to follow.
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