A Measure of Darkness

November 20, 2020

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“Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.”

—Carl Jung

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  1. I don't know if this is related, but I recently re-read a quote that has stuck with me:
    "Just because you are having a bad day, it does not mean that you have a bad life..."Something like that.
    I think it was in a little book called The Instant Happy Journal. I think that's the name.

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    1. Rita--So true. Love the title of that book--it's one I haven't seen and will look for. Hope you have a happy and safe Thanksgiving.

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  2. Kathy wonderful quote. Someone once wrote we cannot appreciate the sunshine if we have no rain. Hope you have a great Thanksgiving. Hugs!

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    1. Debbie--also true! We've been having quite a stormy time of it lately. I hope the suns comes out soon. Hope you have a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving!

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