Neither Happiness Nor Misery

9572017_s“There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must have felt what it is to die, Morrel, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life. Live, then, and be happy, beloved children of my heart, and never forget, that until the day God will deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is contained in these two words, ‘Wait and Hope.”

– Alexandre Dumas

Today’s Positive Affirmations:

I am grateful for pain because it has helped me to appreciate joy.
I am grateful for struggle because it has helped me to appreciate ease.
I am grateful for scarcity because it has helped me to appreciate abundance.

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