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Good Life Lessons | The Perfect Match | Anonymous via: Susan Mitchell

Good Life Lessons | The Perfect Match  | Anonymous

via: Susan Mitchell

LOVE this article.  Some of you may have already read it before.  But it’s worthy again.  Not sure who wrote it…  sm
When I was in elementary school my parents told me it didn’t matter what I did when I grew up, so long as it made me happy.  “Happiness is the whole point of life”, my father said.  “Your mother loves to help people, so she became a nurse.  I love reading, writing and poetry, so I became an English teacher.  We both find happiness in the work we do each day.”

A few years later when I was in junior high, my grumpy 6th grade homeroom teacher put me in detention for “being difficult”.  She went around the classroom and asked each student what they wanted to be when they grew up.  When she got to me, I told her I wanted to be happy.  She told me I was missing the whole point of the question.  I told her she was missing the whole point of life.

What do we all want to be when we grow up?  Happy… that is all.  Find what makes you happy and do it until you die.

 

 

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One Response to Good Life Lessons | The Perfect Match | Anonymous via: Susan Mitchell

  1. Susan July 21, 2011 at 10:03 #

    fantastic! WELL DONE! That's all we need in life!

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