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The Work of Happiness

By May Sarton
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Happiness can be found within ourselves; it is “growth in peace.”

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Psalm 91

A reminder that God offers shelter, protection, and solace to those who follow him.

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"I never saw a moor . . ."

The poet does not have to see to believe --the definition of faith.

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Prayer Rug

We are almost present in this poem, kneeling on the prayer rug, filled with faith and joy.

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Walking Meditation

The beloved Buddhist monk reminds us to end all striving; to simply kiss the earth with our feet.

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blessing the boats

We can stop the struggle and just sail.

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Horses at Midnight without a Moon

This poem speaks to the strength of our spirit, the abiding hope we can place in our inner angels.

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"Although the wind . . ."

This poem reminds us that if we close ourselves off to pain, we will also be closed off to beauty and contentment.

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Thanks

This poem reminds us to hold onto our gratitude, even in the midst of turmoil and darkness.

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Song of Myself, 51

This poem about discovery, change, and transformation contains Whitman's arguably most famous lines: “Do I contradict myself? / Very well then I contradict myself, / (I am large, I contain multitudes.)”

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"The Sun Never Says"

This Hafiz-inspired poem by Daniel Ladinsky shows the nature of unconditional love and that selfless quality of really being able to love someone well.

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Faith