Happiness

Happiness is like a butterfly,
the more you chase it, the more it will elude you.
If you capture it against it's will, you will kill it.
But if you set your mind on other things, it might just come and sit gently on your shoulder.

Comments (16)

professor

I've discovered that happiness is most readily obtained by scraping it from the windshields of cars.
And radiators. Especially radiators.

cowboy
Deedee123x
Nice ...i agree.....the same as meeting someone....when u least expect it or look for it is when it is likely to happen.

bouquet
When I was a kid I chased butterflies a lot. Unlike you, Gentlejim, I found the more butterflies I chased, the more I tended to catch, the law of averages in action, I suppose. One thing I did learn, during those days, is that it is highly unlikely that a butterfly will just come and sit on your shoulder. So. my advice, for anyone looking for happiness, is, don't try to find it using an insect related analogy.
Mic,thumbs up
Mic,thumbs up
Dee,

I agree with you!
Harbal,

This analogy is as good as any! I have had butterflies land on me!

I might add that happiness can be very fleeting!
loulou77
Gentle

Well adopting Emmycat was not planned so fair to say it was a good decision...the pain of loss lets you know how much you cared and loved them...



wine

heart beating
I can only assume you use a floral aftershave. Obviously, as a child, I didn't.
loulou77
Har

Get a life...lol...laugh

What is with the argumentative behaviour?...

Take a break from the keyboards...scold
This is my life. Without it I have nothing.
loulou77
Sad...

blues
Crunia
An electric blue & purple butterfly daydream I like that.
wave
Well said Lou!wine cheers
Har,

Why are you such an a--?

Stay off my blogs!
Lou,

I am glad that your cat was a special gift!wine

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