Once you have tasted contentment and start to live in its beauty,you actually want this river to overflow its banks.
And that gives you the courage to move forward and make the most of this gift of life.
Someone, in one of my classes, visually blanched when I mentioned the idea of contentment. “But if we are content,” she exclaimed, “then we won’t strive to improve. We won’t make an effort. We won’t grow and learn. We will just be content.” Exactly, we will just be content. But this doesn’t mean we become a bump on a log, that we are inert and lacking in vitality. It means something far more important. It means this: If you start from a place of contentment with what is in the moment, you move forward without a sense of lack. You are conscious of your value and worth while you…
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