Dr John Celes

Silver Star - 3,941 Points (14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Happiness Is Not Comforts - Poem by Dr John Celes

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‘Does Happiness depend upon comfort? ’
The answer is definitely a big, ‘No! ’
Happiness lies in not comforts alone!
Happiness is not a static quality of the human mind, body and soul.

All can’t remain happy all the time.
It would be foolishness to wish for a life, filled with happiness alone;
Happiness is more when woes come in-between.
Happiness is just a feeling weird!

Life could become boring and monotonous, when happiness is prolonged.
Even the pauper can be happier than the prince.
Even the beggar smiles and sleeps well, despite much strife.

Happiness is a frame of mind that’s dynamic in nature;
Happiness is a kind of mood of feeling very well;
Happiness is a state of one, when life seems worth living;
Happiness is something strange that varies with time, experience and wisdom.

Happiness is all within;
Happiness is in giving;
Happiness is in sharing;
Happiness is the ceiling, whatever you fix!

Happiness does not wholly depend on comforts;
Happiness cannot be bought by money;
Happiness is not all luxury;
Happiness is abstract to the core!

Happiness is in being child-like, though adult;
Happiness is in making and seeing the less fortunate ones, smile;
Happiness is in acting adult-like, although a child
Happiness is in giving something to someone, although you still need it.

Happiness is in sacrificing for others’ sake;
Happiness is in giving up your chance to someone, who most needs it;
Happiness is in doing acts of charity;
Happiness is when you’ve led a righteous life.

Happiness to some is in dreams alone;
Happiness to some doing risky feats;
Happiness to a few is in a sheer lazy life;
Happiness to some is in yeoman service to mankind.

Happiness is a phenomenon;
Happiness is a quirk of fate;
Happiness is quite rare and scarce at times;
Happiness to some is in living in a virtual world!

Happiness is in braving the storms of life;
Happiness is in toiling for others’ sakes;
Happiness is in sharing your talents and ken;
Happiness is in loving your poor brethren.

Copyright by Dr John Celes 6-15-2008


Comments about Happiness Is Not Comforts by Dr John Celes

  • Rookie - 354 Points L Rao (9/12/2014 4:17:00 AM)

    Happiness is well defined and much expressed...happily accepted...

    Regards
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  • Gold Star - 6,033 Points Mihaela Pirjol (6/17/2014 4:32:00 AM)

    A poem with much depth and wisdom, sir. Beautiful and true.Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Amber Emmertz (12/3/2008 12:33:00 AM)

    Sincerely, thank you for sharing that. It made me happy. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Catherine Rica Cosico (6/15/2008 1:07:00 AM)

    Happiness is within the heart...great write about happiness....

    Thanks for sharing,
    Cate (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 15, 2008



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