Charles Spurgeon: The Meaning Of Happiness

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“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness”- Charles Spurgeon. So, what does that quote mean to me? It means that happiness is not being rich or powerful; It means happiness is not living a life with any problems, but rather overcoming those problems, because let’s face it there is no such thing as a perfect life; it also means that happiness is when you feel satisfied and complete, not only for yourself but others as well. Many people have a different sentiment on what happiness should mean and should be such as, being an affluent person, having power or popularity, working at a magnificent job. All of these are good points, however, I believe the key to happiness is when someone breaks free of a habit or addiction. In the next few paragraphs, I will discuss the pros and cons of the three inferior beliefs on the meaning of happiness.
I would like to start to start off by talking about everyone’s favorite topic, money. While money can bring someone happiness, it’s never temporary. For example, over the summer I worked at Wet n’Wild getting paid ten dollars an hour, while this did satisfy me at the moment, I wasn’t always happy. I’d have to work long hours shifts practically every day, have to take the revolting trash out, and worst of all dealt with discourteous/rambunctious customers who would persistently find
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I hold on to this definition because it's valued/meaning is far greater than any of the other interpretations and also if any of the three perceptions of happiness were to be taken from someone that’ll cause the person’s sense of “happiness” to vanish as well. That is why I believe, and know from experience, that once someone relinquishes from an addiction, whether it be drugs, work, lust, or even coffee, there’s always a sense of true accomplishment and a relief of great satisfaction known as
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