Be Happy


“People are often unreasonable and self-centered.
Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives.
Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you.
Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous.
Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough.
Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God.
It never was between you and them anyway.” ~ Mother Teresa



 I received this twice in the last few days so I knew I had to share!

Shine On!


13 thoughts on “Be Happy

  1. I”m not sure why, but this reminded me of one of my favorite quotes from an interview with Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love):

    Don’t merely be a wonderful auntie within the family but an auntie to the world. There is no shortage of children who need love. And there are no shortage of families out there who need an extra hand and an extra heart. And that’s your job. And there’s plenty to be done. And that’s where we step in as ‘sparents’ (spare parents); the roving, temporary loving adult. There’s no bottom to the need for it.

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