There is nothing in the world that should be taken for granted.
How much have you been conscious of it and thankful?
When everything goes well, many people are full of complaints and dissatisfaction.
“Hey, I don’t want to eat this! Give me the more delicious one!”
“My paycheck is too little for my labor. I really want a company to raise my wage more.”
“My clothes don’t suit me. I want to have stylish outfits!”
“I want extra paid vacation!”
“I want to live in a wealthy neighborhood!”
“It’s so bored. I’m getting exhausted. Someone, talk with me!”
In those cases, what do you get greedy for?
Nowadays, the world is overflowing with various things; nevertheless, most people can’t control their insatiability, and their gratitude and appreciation gradually fade away.
What if a sudden unexpected accident or disaster befalls you and you lose everything?
Many people realize that they took convenience for granted when things didn’t work out.
Moreover, they now feel happiness from even the simplest things.
“A contented mind is a perpetual feast.”
The more one has, the more one wants; however, the person who satisfies every circumstances and state within their means is abundant and ample in their mind.
It is significant to think God always prepares the best place for you and everything around you.
It does not mean that you need to endure the current situation which you may feel uncomfortable. When you are thankful for everything around you including your presence in this world, your heart will become enriched and overflowing with gratitude.
Today, it seeks the immediate interests, so most people focus on obtaining many things.
Depending on how you look at it, it will enrich your heart, or it will make your heart poor.
The key to become satisfied in your heart is to accept the present state of affairs and to thank every aspect and circumstance that we feel natural to get it.
Things can be viewed in different ways from different perspectives.
If you grasp the way of life following “A contented mind is a perpetual feast”, you will become the LIGHT and a person who is better able to handle adversity.