August 28, 2012

What Are You Waiting For?

For a long time it seemed to me that life was about to begin - real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time to still be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.

This perspective has helped me to see that there is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way. So, treasure every moment that you have. And treasure it more because you shared it with someone special, special enough to spend your time … and remember that time waits for no one…

So stop waiting
until you finish school,
until you go back to school,
until you lose ten pounds,
until you gain ten pounds,
until you have kids,
until your kids leave the house,
until you start work,
until you retire,
until you get married,
until you get divorced,
until Friday night,
until Sunday morning,
until you get a new car or home,
until your car or home is paid off,
until spring,
until summer,
until fall,
until winter,
until you are off welfare,
until the first or fifteenth,
until your song comes on,
until you've had a drink,
until you've sobered up,
until you die,
until you are born again
to decide that there is no better time than right now to be happy…

Happiness is a journey, not a destination.

-Alfred d'Souza

1 comment:

Sharon McPherson said...

Hey Lianne!!!!!! I'm not back really, I never switch my computer on thesedays (something to do with being addicted to my virtual life as opposed to real life ... with real people that you can touch and see and smell - well maybe not the latter. Anyways something had to change so I banned my Blog. Yes Banned!

But Gorgeous I have been wondering how you got on in Europe!!!! And I will email you ... I want to hear!!!! my email is