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Perfect timing for me to read this. Thank you, Sally. Lovely perspective. Thank you.


So simple profound! Thank you for this eloquent and succinct reminder of the blessings we can attain through self enquiry and an open heart !


Thank you.

Ruth Ramos

This article is a wonderful way to start today. Thank you.


Wonderful article. It would be good to read daily to keep us moving toward that joy!

Thank you Sally!


Thank you Sally, what a great article -- well written and well told! Thanks Yoga Journal for publishing it!

cynthia YogaMusic

i start my tuesday morning reading this
what a wonderful inspiring article
this is a source of JOY!!!


Ive always heard Buddha taught removing desire is key. The article is enlightening not only for the distinct levels or kinds of happiness there are. Ms Kempton confirms a eureka moment I've experienced recently when I prayed and learned to forgive a long string (3 year period)evil acts done to me on December 23. While I lost my foreign job post and perks I am still here and now happy. Relative poverty or plenty isnt what it is really all about. RSR


GAH I have a homeless sister. I know how she ended up that way. Mental illness is no ones fault unless drugs were used to get there. Even a person on drugs was not born with that problem. This article was not written for you. I believe the writer is writing to people who have SOME bad days. Mental illness; depression, paranoia, bi-polarity, are beyond an internet article. A lost job, home, car and whatever else leaves a person homeless needs to be addressed by your local government agencies. I hope you are trying to help yourself. My sister gave up. Giving up leaves you in the same place.


GAH it is the same way, no matter what you have.You sound as if you are in pain. Please ask for help - there are so many good people who want to help others get what they need.

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