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Happiness Is...

By A Happy Mum @A_Happy_Mum
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It's something that cannot be found, only created. It never divides when shared, only multiplied. It revolves not only around ourselves, but the people we love.
The word happy is one of the simplest first words we learnt as a child, yet the older we grow, the harder it becomes to fully grasp the meaning of this word. Happiness has many definitions and comes in many forms, just what makes you happy?
Starting this month, I will be hosting a monthly linky party called "Happiness is.." where we reminisce all the small little things in life that brought us joy in one way or another. It can be a heartwarming photograph, a touching story or even a cute conversation you had with your family. If it's something that made you smile, it's worth jotting down and remembering.
Join me at the end of every month and let it be a time to think back, to rejoice and to fill our hearts with joy. For happy memories have a special way of touching our hearts every time we think about them.
Happiness is...
Happiness is finding a pencil.
Pizza with sausage.
Telling the time.
Happiness is learning to whistle.
Tying your shoe for the very first time.

Happiness is playing the drum in your own school band.
And happiness is walking hand in hand.
Happiness is two kinds of ice cream.
Knowing a secret.
Climbing a tree.
Happiness is five different crayons.
Catching a firefly.
Setting him free.

Happiness is being alone every now and then.
And happiness is coming home again.
Happiness is morning and evening,
Daytime and night time too.
For happiness is anyone and anything at all
That’s loved by you.

From the musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" (1967)

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