“If you would be happy for a week, take a wife; if you would be happy for a month, kill a pig; but if you would be happy all your life, plant a garden.” Chinese Proverb (Don’t blame me… 🙂 )


12 Responses to “Serenity…”

  1. March 31, 2017 at 2:26 AM

    oh my god. its a heart touching picture which is creating calmness not in my eyes but in my soul..

  2. March 30, 2017 at 2:05 PM

    Thanks for sharing a lovely pic and a good laugh 🙂

  3. March 30, 2017 at 3:11 AM

    Beautiful! Haha but the proverb…. 😛

  4. March 29, 2017 at 3:03 PM

    Sometimes one has to wonder about Chinese Proverbs… however; on the side of hilarity or at least the memory is for me : “Once upon a time, on a sunny Sunday afternoon, we were sitting around the dining room table watching one of those shows that used to be shown Sunday afternoons when TV was free. The narrator was talking about faiths that believed in more than one wife. The camera focused on a man with a pleased-as-punch-yet-always-humble expression on his face sitting outside, somewhere, Utah, USA, at a large picnic table surrounded by his family of wives and children. The narrator said “… has seven wives…” “Seven!” My father blurted, “one is enough trouble.” Us kids all looked at Mom who had turned her head in the direction of my father. He was quiet for the remainder of the program. Priceless.

    They are at least practical – a wife will make you happy for a week, after which all bets are off…

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