Happiness I

Death of the Buddha
Death of the Buddha, c. 14th Century (Japan), The Met.

The happiness of worldly things – food, jobs and holidays – is not true happiness. It is a passing shadow that cannot satisfy the soul. True happiness comes from fulfilling the purpose given to each of us by God. It comes from walking the straight path.

The Straight Path: A Religious Guide to Finding and Fulfilling One’s Purpose, p. 6

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