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"Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have." - Gautam Buddha (Original Post) TeamProg May 24 OP
If I ever go searching for my hearts desire again... crud May 24 #1
In Tao terms, "desires cause suffering".. Pretty much the same. And it's true. As happy as I am with the fun cars that TeamProg May 24 #2
Excellent thought.... anciano May 24 #3
Often yeah.. possessions are "like rocks in your pockets, they weigh you down" - Marilyn from Northern Exposure. nt TeamProg May 24 #4

crud

(645 posts)
1. If I ever go searching for my hearts desire again...
Fri May 24, 2024, 12:46 PM
May 24

I'll know not to look past my own back yard, because if it wasn't there in the first place, I never lost it.
I think Dorothy said that to Aunti Em. Maybe I'm wrong IDK.


 

TeamProg

(6,630 posts)
2. In Tao terms, "desires cause suffering".. Pretty much the same. And it's true. As happy as I am with the fun cars that
Fri May 24, 2024, 01:01 PM
May 24

I have, a mallard-green Triumph TR250 would be really sweet!

anciano

(1,103 posts)
3. Excellent thought....
Fri May 24, 2024, 01:07 PM
May 24

reminds me of a quote by Henry Thoreau: "We don't own things, things own us."

 

TeamProg

(6,630 posts)
4. Often yeah.. possessions are "like rocks in your pockets, they weigh you down" - Marilyn from Northern Exposure. nt
Fri May 24, 2024, 01:50 PM
May 24
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