Seeing Sweetness And Good

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“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
Confucious

We all have expectations, it is how we think things are supposed to be. There is this fantasy in our head about how we think things are supposed to be. This fantasy can blind us from reality and prevents us from appreciating the genuine goodness that exists in our life.

The solution? Drop the needless expectations. Appreciate what is…..but hope for the best. When we stop expecting people and things to be perfectly the way we had imagined, we can enjoy them for who and what they really are.

And remember, not to let what you expected to happen blind you from all the good things that are happening.

When we set ourselves up with expectation we set our self up for disappointment. Take stock of the things you are grateful for and appreciate what is working for you…..Remember that you always have a choice for how you see things; choose to see the sweetness and good in your life today.

”In our pursuit of the things of this world, we usually prevent enjoyment by expectation; we anticipate our own happiness, and eat out the heart and sweetness and worldly pleasures by delightful forethought of them; so that when we come to possess them, they do not answer the expectation, nor satisfy the desires which were raised about them, and they vanish into nothing.”
John Tillotson

 


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