Complete joy

Extended, the lines of relationships intersect with the eternal You. Every single You is a glimpse of that.*
(Martin Buber)

Even though there’s something that gives us great meaning and satisfaction on a personal level, it’s unlikely that it will be completely joyful without some kind of intersecting of this with the lives of others.

Towards this, in the words of John O’Donohue:

May [you] live this day
Compassionate of heart,
Gentle in word,
Gracious in awareness,
Courageous in thought,
Generous in love.**

(*From Martin Buber’s I and Thou.)
(**From John O’Donohue’s Eternal Echoes; I have changed an “I” to ‘you’ to make it into a blessing for passing on.)

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