Lawrence CH Hiun


Reflection of Life


Life is not about making money,
Life is not about acquiring power,
Life is not about gaining recognition or wealth.

Life is definitely not about work!
Work is only necessary to keep us living
so as to enjoy the beauty and pleasures of life.

Life is a balance of Work, Family and Personal time.
You decide how you want to balance your Life.
Define your priorities, realize what you are able to compromise but
always let some of your decisions be based on your instincts.

Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of Life,
the whole aim of human existence.

So, take it easy, do what you want to do
and appreciate nature.

Life is fragile, Life is short.
Do not take Life for granted.
Live a balanced lifestyle and enjoy Life.

Submitted: Friday, May 25, 2012

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

This was a story about this prose.
A long time ago, there was an Emperor who told his horseman that if he could ride on his horse and cover as much land area as he likes, then the Emperor would give him the area of land he has covered.

Sure enough, the horseman quickly jumped onto his horse and rode as fast as possible to cover as much land area as he could. He kept on riding and riding, whipping the horse to go as fast as possible. When he was hungry or tired, he did not stop because he wanted to cover as much area as possible.

Came to a point when he had covered a substantial area and he was exhausted and was dying. Then he asked himself, 'Why did I push myself so hard to cover so much land area?
Now I am dying and I only need a very small area to bury myself.'

The above story is similar with the journey of our Life. We push very hard everyday to make more money, to gain power and recognition. We neglect our health, time with our family and to appreciate the surrounding beauty and the hobbies we love.

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  • Rookie - 138 Points Spiritual Seeker (7/22/2012 5:48:00 AM)

    Life is doing good....can there be other reward for doing good other than good? Happiness resides in the heart....thnx for sharing your nice poems! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 799 Points Hans Vr (5/28/2012 10:39:00 AM)

    beautifully stated, Lawrence.
    Nice poem.
    I truly believe we are happiest when we have performed some kindness. (Report) Reply

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