We are intended to be in relationship with the ongoing movement of life. But when you look at life as though nothing will change, it won’t. The more you push away what you don’t want, the more you keep it in place. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn8iQ8D8H_o&t=14s
True gratitude is the only water that can douse the flames of desire.
One’s pleasures do not necessarily hold feelings of gratitude, but being grateful is always a pleasure.