Until our gratefulness toward life no longer requires a happy feeling to hold its hand to be able to make its way out of our heart, we do not yet know the real nature of gratitude, nor its secret spiritual […]
Part I: True gratitude is the only water that can douse the flames of desire. Part II: One’s pleasures do not necessarily hold feelings of gratitude, but being grateful is always a pleasure.
Any pleasure that a person takes from this life that does not simultaneously include a conscious sense of gratitude for that pleasure being received is always an incomplete pleasure. Incomplete pleasures and insatiable desires are the opposing yet complementary two […]
The only kind of “thanks” you can expect from others who see that you’ve decided to serve something higher than your own self-centered interests — including bringing an end to your previous support of their inflated self images — is […]