A Happiness Sermon

Written by: Jack Ellison

Doom and gloom sure aren't my middle names More like upbeat and happy for which I'm famed There ain't no damn future in promoting ill will Each morning the sun still peeks over the hill There's enough negativity in the world to go round Let's not encourage this scourge with a frown You've only one life to live then it's done Why not be remembered for promoting good fun It isn't that hard for mankind to achieve And it's never too late if we all still believe Things will be better for our kids and their kids If we just put our trust in the joy in our midst In this happiness sermon I'm trying my best Some say pshaw you'll fail in your quest I say to the nay sayers, just listen my friends We'll meet the same fate so let's laugh till the end © Jack Ellison 2012