Am I Happy?

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Going after happiness is our cultural right.

And certainly a privilege

As most of us are not dealing with utter survival

Which leaves little time to even wonder:

“Am I happy right now?”

I have that luxury of time.

I believe I use it well.

I think about things like:

‘What is the thing that makes me want to keep living life?’

CURIOSITY is my answer.

I am so very curious about life; how, what, why, when…

AM I HAPPY?

My answer is that I am both happy and sad. All the time.

This seemingly strange combination of opposites;

The awareness of them as constant bedfellows

Allows A BIG SPACE IN ME

Which is invaluable to my peace of mind.

I can hold the opposites

And this holding leaves some sort of preciousness in it’s wake.

Curious, no?

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One Response to “Am I Happy?”

  1. Carole Zoom on January 25th, 2014

    Love this Cathy. I recently decided to simplify life with the same quest in mind. We must talk 🙂

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