What Do You Consider Paradise In Your Life
What Is the Meaning of Paradise to You ?
We have all heard the saying, "living in paradise" but, what do you consider paradise in your life? Do you think that paradise is living on a Island in the Caribbean with white sandy beaches surrounded my turquoise waters and a abundant amount of palm trees?
Do you think paradise is living a huge mansion right smack on the beach listening to the waves crashing onto the beach right in front of your bedroom window? How about a huge mansion on the bay with your mega yacht right at your back door a waiting for your sunset cruise.
Sure, all these things many people have. They are very fortunate to be able to afford these fine things in life and life in paradise, but your paradise could be right in front of your eyes and you don't even know it.
Paradise is not necessarily having the biggest and the best of everything, although it would be fabulous to have them, but I have found in my life the most simplest things you can call paradise in your own life.
For one, I always wanted to live in a huge home by the Ocean or the Bay as many of you know. Of course, I could not afford that style of living even though I have such rich taste. My wife came to me one day and suggested we move into a 55 + community mobile home park. I kind of thought she was crazy and it really wasn't my dream or my idea of living in paradise.
This community was only 6 minutes from Long Beach Island, and the Ocean I longed to live by and where her and I grew up on as young children. The more I thought about it and realized that this may be the only way to get to the Ocean and the Bay and be able to do it within our budget.
I agreed and we searched for the right place to call our own and finally found the perfect one. I remodeled the entire home from top to bottom and made it our own little home by the sea.
I have also learned, as they always say, "Location Location Location" and the location was perfect and the price even better. We have our paradise with a fraction of the cost of those huge mansions I once wanted in our life.
We could not be happier with the life style we now live. Clean and simple with every view and every perk that the rich and famous has. Sometimes less is more as they say and we have more than I have ever dreamed of having and didn't have to go broke fulfilling our dreams of living in paradise.
So this goes to show you that you don't need the biggest and the best to have paradise in your life.
My wife and I enjoy the same Ocean and Bay as those with mansions. We see and enjoy the same sunrises and sunsets as those with the mansion. Paradise is right in front of you. The big thing is that you can only make your life a paradise and no one else. Life is what you make it and if you are smart you will enjoy each and every second of it
What I Once Wanted in My Life
A Little Hard Work for My Paradise
Home By the Sea and Happy
Living in Paradise
© 2011 Mark Bruno