A full, happy and contented life is not about being wealthy, being popular, being highly educated, or being perfect. A meaningful life is about being real, being humble, and being able to touch the lives of others. This happens to those people who are able to count their blessings, and share them with others. William Penn says, “The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles”.
Most often we are busy counting the blessings of others instead of our own, which Harold Coffin calls ‘envy’ or ‘jealousy’. We are busy complaining about what we do not have. We are busy counting our miseries very carefully and not giving our blessings much thought. Michael Josephson calls upon us to “Measure our life by what we have, not by what we don’t”.Continue Reading "When Abundant Blessings Come Our Way, Yet We Remain Clueless"