Joy to yourself!

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Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.
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– Karl Barth –
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Can we experience gratitude when we have strong emotional desires?
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How can I be satisfied, gracious when I covet relevance, importance, approval, a marriage, career, power and status.
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Look at the greedy man, happiness is always a stranger. His chalice is a sieve, his foundation built on quicksand.
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“Seeking is endless”
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Time spent visualizing how life would be, if I had this or that possession or position is useless.
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Gratitude means we are content with everything about us and our current situation right now.
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I need not accomplish anything, defeat or seek anyone’s approval to be happy this next breath.
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One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Jennifer on July 4, 2016 at 9:20 pm

    “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”
    ― Rumi

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