A Bright and Happy Place

Let your intentions be good – embodied in good thoughts, cheerful words, and unselfish deeds – and the world will be to you a bright and happy place in which to work and play and serve. – Grenville Kleiser

Source: istopforsuffering

I don’t believe it is as simple as the saying indicates, but I do believe that one’s world is much more likely to be a bright and happy place if our intentions, actions, thoughts, and deeds are good and cheerful, than if we seek to get ahead by hurting others, ignoring the pain of others, and allowing our darker thoughts to rule our lives.


About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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6 Responses to A Bright and Happy Place

  1. camsgranny says:

    Very true. Positive breeds positive, just the same as negative breeds negative, I choose to be positive. Thanks Russ!!!

  2. eof737 says:

    ¸.•*¨*•.♪♫♫♪May your week ahead be filled with thankful moments! .♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸ ♥˜”*°•.˜”*°•.˜”*°•.★★.•°*”˜.•°*”˜.•°*”˜”

  3. jiltaroo says:

    I have always related to your posts. You so often speak my mind. This one is so so true and we all need to be reminded of it once in a while to keep us on track. Jen

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