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Author, Oscar Basurto Carbonell, will present One Hundred Writings on this topic, for the purpose of offering a better understanding of the meaning of Happiness.

Writing 4

One day, while walking with no direction in mind, then, suddenly stopped for no reason, looked down, like looking for something and found a dry leaf.

Poor leaf, I thought, she probably had better days.

To my great surprise, a voice sprang forth from the leaf, I could not hear it with my ears but I could hear that voice in my heart and my mind.

That voice filled every space of my being and said:

-I appreciate your looking at me but I am not a dry leaf, but much more, I truly am all the leaves, all that had been, all that will be. Do not be deceived by my actual presence, since my life and my being are beyond time, youth and old age.

Her silent words filled me with the understanding that I had seen -in a dry leaf, the whole life, with no beginning and no end, I had known the secret of what’s immortal.

Then, I heard that voice again, that could fill everything.

-It is true that life is eternal but only when loved, respected, in everything that you can see, feel.
You only have to see and to listen with something more than your eyes and your ears, something more than your mind.
You must listen with your heart.

Then, I felt like she was flowing and that dry leaf, that I thought was dying, in true, was filled with life and Happiness, because she had transcended everything and she was flowing in Eternity.

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 Author, Oscar Basurto Carbonell, will present One Hundred Writings on this topic, for the purpose of offering a better understanding of the meaning of Happiness.
Writing 3
If she asks for your breath, you must give it without conditions or limits.
If she asks you for your path, you must not deny, you must follow where she guides you, it doesn’t matter  where, either climbing the mountains or coming down to the valleys.
Surrender your steps.
If she asks you for your way of looking, give it to her,allow her to be the owner of your eyes, of what you’ll see or not see.
If she asks you for your heart, let her be the only owner of your heartbeats, so you can hear her name and her presence on every heartbeat.
If she asks for your sadness, then you’ll know that even though you thought that you have given her too much, she gave you more, she gave you Happiness.

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Author. Oscar Basurto Carbonell will present One Hundred Writings on this topic for a better understanding of the meaning of Happiness.
Writing 2
While in a deep reflection about something considered as primordial matter, based on Happiness, I decided to learn more through the Mystic Art of Meditation.
 
The Eyes of the Spirit were open and I found Happiness in her splendor and glory.
 
I approached her and learned of her processes, norms and laws -given and said in such a way so the mind can understand.
 
Happiness is very demanding, nothing can be in front, neither to the sides, above, nor below.
The reason is because there is no space for nothing else, since she can’t be reached while in doubt, fear, anger, sadness, or ignorance.
 
Happiness asks for what she gives, since she will fill everything, leaving no spaces nor distances.
That’s the reason of nothing above nor below, but this is not only as a fact of a great infinite expansion of being and living but also that there is no longer space different or special.
 
 It is like the water that fills all spaces.
 
In that case, the form would be eternity. The life and the foundation of all foundations is Love.
 
Then, while in deep meditation, I wondered if Happiness was God, but realized, it was not but also realized that Happiness is His natural result.
 
Then, I knew and understood that God establishes Happiness as the result of knowing Him.
There will be no suffering, ignorance,wisdom, differences nor distances.
There will be no unknown nor known spaces. 
 
It is no loss, no gain, but the stability of a balance where there is nothing to be balanced.
It is having solved the equation of the reason of living.
It is to live without questions, answers.
 
It is to transcend everything but without ceasing to be, rather is to be without limits.
 
This Meditation is also a model of what my intuitive mind in the Art of Meditative Silence, let me know about Happiness. 
 
Even though there is still difference and distance, the dissolution of such would be reached in the dissolution of every distance and difference, such as is found in the plenitude of a drop of water diluted in the Ocean of Divine Love, Who,  in fact is the Happiness.

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The Author, Oscar Basurto Carbonell, will present One Hundred Writings on this topic, for the purpose of offering a better understanding of the meaning of Happiness.
Writing  1
Happiness, elusive, as the reflection of light on the water surface.
You live as a waving mystery.  At times, you seem to come closer, but then, you leave so fast, before even noticing your presence.
-Tell me about you. I asked Happiness
-If you come too close, you will hurt my own nature, I can’t give my essence but if you leave, then, you could lose me forever.
-What to do not to hurt you but to know you. I asked again.
-My nature is in truth your own nature, you will get to know me if you practice in depth and with total sincerity, the Freedom in every sense and this does not mean that you can’t touch me, come to feel me, and enjoy  each other but you must always remember that I am not an object of possession.
Serenity is the path that brings us closer.
Many think that I’m only an emotion and that I can be tied to the goal achieved but this is only a shadow of my presence because what I’m is the glory of life.
You could better get to know me if you knew that I live of the plenitude of Love, who will never be selfish or even material because all this will pass.
Since I’m not an illusion, why don’t you think of me as a passing wind, rather like a constant one.
But if you even think that I’m the absence of sadness or conflicts, that is not real.
Happiness is also the knowledge not based in something that you can buy neither is known by other means but by the living experience.
I also would like to say with total clarity that there is no space for pride, vanity, self sufficiency.
Happiness is also Plenitude sustained in values. I have the capacity of conciliation. I also have strength, fragility. I deserve attention.
I even say something more: To be Happy is something natural, true and deeply material and also Spiritual.
There is much more, that I will keep saying in these dialogues.
 And in this way, I started getting to know about Happiness and I knew that I had to listen in silence, to know more and discover, understand and live the Happiness.

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A wise man happened to be in the middle of the way; his clothing was old; clean but messy; he was walking up and down, would sit, stand up, would laugh, apparently for no reason; because of his appearance, he was called the madman. He also had an answer for everything and was called the wise man. Since nobody could understand him, he was called, the wise madman. One day, he was walking by the city and a few intellectuals, thinkers, and philosophers – not having anything better to do, decided to make fun of him. And said : ” Hey, today is a hot day, come under the shade, let’s chat ; we are discussing about happiness and want to know your opinion.” He said: ” Good, I always have the best disposition to share with you.” Then, the philosophers asked him in a very ironic way: ” Where is the secret of happiness found?” While they were thinking, “What can this poor , simpleton, madman know?” And the such called madman, answered: ” Oh, that is a good question, but the answer is too evident, nevertheless, nobody can see it, the reason is that it is an answer in stages, if you go up one step, you will be able to go to the next, then to the other, and you will find happiness on top.” They said: ” Be more specific, we do not know what you mean.” The madman said: ” There are stages in happiness, and what is fundamental and necessary is to find errors, defects, problems and lacks.” Ha, ha, ha. They laughed and said: ” How funny, happiness needs of defects, now.” The madman said: ” So that something exists, it first must not exist, and only when it has not existed, the biggest lack is found. If I do not have water to drink and I am thirsty, then, I will look for it and if I make the right effort, I will also value it. If I do not know my limits, I cannot look for solutions, nevertheless, this is very easy but happiness is much more complex, then the second stage is a double stage, is like a jump; but in the first stage I have lacks and in the second stage, I will look for solutions, but what is sure is that I cannot solve all of them.” The philosophers laughed again and said: ” But that is conformism. How can you say that happiness is that?” The wise madman said: ” Men, usually want to live their whole lives in one day, they want everything very fast, and taken to extremes, they eat intensely, they desire intensely, they work intensely, they have fun intensely, but so intensely that it is not intense any more; then, they do not take a moment to realize that they are alive; and everything is so fast that life goes by too quickly. And when you realize that you will not be able to overcome your problems in the totality, you also realize that you will have to live with the problems and thus to slowly overcome them, this will make you humble, besides, it will make you look for refuge and spiritual consolation; then, you will not see yourself as a super man and you will also understand that the others can make mistakes, this is not to justify them, this is just to live in a society where the habitants are not gods who can do everything.” They laughed again and said: ” If you think that way, then you are a retrograde; society must be ambitious, must cast aside what is bad, and must look for the supreme perfection; if you are not in control, you do not know the power and if you do not know the power, you are oppressed and by thinking in that way, you will never be happy; besides, if you look for refuge in what you call spiritual, you will live out of the dreams and that is not reality.” But the wise madman said: ” Wait a moment, I told you from the beginning that all this is in stages; when you learn about your lacks, then you work on them, you accept the limits, and you mature in many ways. This does not mean that you let yourself go, but on the contrary, you look for a superior help, you edify and when you understand the inevitable, you do not separate from happiness, but you realize that happiness is there, as a path to travel.” Ha, ha, ha, they all laughed and said: ” Your madness does not have sanity. Your happiness for us, is the example of your ruin, you live in a fantasy, which is truly madness. We need to have control, power, direction, and all that for us, is happiness.” The wise madman answered: ” To end, I can only say that happiness is a path to cover; happiness is here, there and beyond; we all have been invited to be happy, but sometimes we ask too much of happiness. It is not that I am a conformist or simpleton. But I have found out that one can be happy in spite of all the mistakes in the path; and the fact is that one must learn to improve while in the path, and not to make a condemnation out of the goals. I begin my day as if it was the first and the last day of my life, I talk with happiness as my friend, not an enemy to conquer.” But they said: ” It is getting late and you do not need the shade any longer, go on, continue your way.” He answered: ” Thank you for sharing with me.” They said: ” Leave, once and for all.” One thing was very clear: The heart of the madman never changed but they kept making fun of him as he walked away. That is why, the madman is wise, because nobody believes in him; and the fact is that he has a knowledge that nobody understands.

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From ” The Wisdom of the Madman” by Oscar Basurto Carbonell
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A wise man happened to be in the middle of the way; his clothing was old; clean but messy; he was walking up and down, would sit, stand up, would laugh, apparently for no reason; because of his appearance, he was called the madman. He also had an answer for everything and was called the wise man. Since nobody could understand him, he was called, the wise madman.
One day, he was walking by the city and a few intellectuals, thinkers, and philosophers – not having anything better to do, decided to make fun of him. And said : ” Hey, today is a hot day, come under the shade, let’s chat ; we are discussing about happiness and want to know your opinion.”
He said: ” Good, I always have the best disposition to share with you.”
Then, the philosophers asked him in a very ironic way: ” Where is the secret of happiness found?” While they were thinking, “What can this poor , simpleton, madman know?”
And the such called madman, answered: ” Oh, that is a good question, but the answer is too evident, nevertheless, nobody can see it, the reason is that it is an answer in stages, if you go up one step, you will be able to go to the next, then to the other, and you will find happiness on top.”
They said: ” Be more specific, we do not know what you mean.”
The madman said: ” There are stages in happiness, and what is fundamental and necessary is to find errors, defects, problems and lacks.”
Ha, ha, ha. They laughed and said: ” How funny, happiness needs of defects, now.” The madman said: ” So that something exists, it first must not exist, and only when it has not existed, the biggest lack is found. If I do not have water to drink and I am thirsty, then, I will look for it and if I make the right effort, I will also value it. If I do not know my limits, I cannot look for solutions, nevertheless, this is very easy but happiness is much more complex, then the second stage is a double stage, is like a jump; but in the first stage I have lacks and in the second stage, I will look for solutions, but what is sure is that I cannot solve all of them.”
The philosophers laughed again and said: ” But that is conformism. How can you say that happiness is that?”
The wise madman said: ” Men, usually want to live their whole lives in one day, they want everything very fast, and taken to extremes, they eat intensely, they desire intensely, they work intensely, they have fun intensely, but so intensely that it is not intense any more; then, they do not take a moment to realize that they are alive; and everything is so fast that life goes by too quickly. And when you realize that you will not be able to overcome your problems in the totality, you also realize that you will have to live with the problems and thus to slowly overcome them, this will make you humble, besides, it will make you look for refuge and spiritual consolation; then, you will not see yourself as a super man and you will also understand that the others can make mistakes, this is not to justify them, this is just to live in a society where the habitants are not gods who can do everything.”
They laughed again and said: ” If you think that way, then you are a retrograde; society must be ambitious, must cast aside what is bad, and must look for the supreme perfection; if you are not in control, you do not know the power and if you do not know the power, you are oppressed and by thinking in that way, you will never be happy; besides, if you look for refuge in what you call spiritual, you will live out of the dreams and that is not reality.”
But the wise madman said: ” Wait a moment, I told you from the beginning that all this is in stages; when you learn about your lacks, then you work on them, you accept the limits, and you mature in many ways. This does not mean that you let yourself go, but on the contrary, you look for a superior help, you edify and when you understand the inevitable, you do not separate from happiness, but you realize that happiness is there, as a path to travel.”
Ha, ha, ha, they all laughed and said: ” Your madness does not have sanity. Your happiness for us, is the example of your ruin, you live in a fantasy, which is truly madness. We need to have control, power, direction, and all that for us, is happiness.”
The wise madman answered: ” To end, I can only say that happiness is a path to cover; happiness is here, there and beyond; we all have been invited to be happy, but sometimes we ask too much of happiness. It is not that I am a conformist or simpleton. But I have found out that one can be happy in spite of all the mistakes in the path; and the fact is that one must learn to improve while in the path, and not to make a condemnation out of the goals. I begin my day as if it was the first and the last day of my life, I talk with happiness as my friend, not an enemy to conquer.”
But they said: ” It is getting late and you do not need the shade any longer, go on, continue your way.”
He answered: ” Thank you for sharing with me.”
They said: ” Leave, once and for all.”
One thing was very clear: The heart of the madman never changed but they kept making fun of him as he walked away.
That is why, the madman is wise, because nobody believes in him; and the fact is that he has a knowledge that nobody understands.

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