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Seriousness is not a sin

Don’t take your seriousness too seriously.

It’s okay to have a straight face. It’s perfectly permissible to think deeply. And it won’t cost you your joy if you need to set aside some time to be focused and intense about the things that are important to you.

Sometimes, being serious and not treating your seriousness as a sin is the best way to be light-hearted.

The opposite of happiness is not seriousness, but self-rejection―the inability to be at peace with who you are, however you are; serious or otherwise.

T.K. Coleman

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  1. Without getting too serious…..Thinking deeply about something or about anything holds a special pleasure. It’s something in the human makeup, genetic structure (albeit a latecomer to the genome) that gets fascinated by things, i.e takes things seriously. The quest for knowledge is a source of satisfaction and joy. Anyhow, let me tell you the joke about the rabbi, the priest and the iman. They walk into a bar and…….

  2. Haha! I LOVE that joke at the end, Bumba 🙂 And I love your thoughts on this. Good stuff. I also have found contemplation to by one of life’s richest (and least expensive) treasures. Cheers 🙂

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