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|“It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make |
ourselves happy. ... Not likely. Does it mean working in a job you hate but telling
yourself you're enjoying it? Emphatically no! Working yourself happy is coming to
|It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make |
ourselves happy. —Immanuel Kant At every point in our lives, we have choices .
If we have been truly victimized in some areas of our lives, and finally have come
|Jung, Carl In theory there is a possibility of perfect happiness: To believe in the |
indestructible element within one, and not to strive towards it. - Kafka, Franz It is
not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make
|Love between humans entails that by mutual identification each partner makes |
the interests of the other his or her own. ... In my practical deliberations I will
always take the wishes and will of my beloved into account, but this does not
mean that I will ... It is only when through love we have made God's will our own
that we can find ultimate happiness in a life in ... In the words of Augustine, 'no
one can be happy who does not enjoy what is man's chief good, nor is there
anyone who ...
|God forbid! Wait, then, until you shall be in a condition to be advised. To enjoy the |
true advantages of illumination, we must be ... I do not ask from you a love tender
and emotional, but only that your will should lean towards love; and that, ... Then
we are ever ready to believe that we are mistaken and to correct ourselves while
confessing it. ... But I am very happy to forego study and not to cling to anything
when providence would take it away. ... The Son of God alone can make us free.
|Secondly, because we are all equal, no man can ethically use others merely as a |
means to his own ends. Clearly, we may, in some sense, use others as we
ourselves may be used and as God uses us to do His work in the world. But ...
which would render each of us perfectly happy, but at what price should we be
willing to purchase that happiness, he asks. ... Locke himself will define that
humanity in terms of salvation, but we need not do so in order to understand or
even in order to ...
|But we do think one precept from that book he despises would be comfortable to |
his feelings. ... We are not very sure they will be useful to the world. ... is
calculated to regenerate the world, and make man universally happy, they may
then have our good wishes and our co-operation. ... We regret this circumstance,
not only beeause we are averse from controversies of this nature, but also
because we are ...
|not to make secondary things primary and primary things secondary. ... It's not |
only that we love other things too much, but we love God too little. ... Like the
church at Ephesus, we can do many good and right things and still forget God. ...
Learning the Deep Meaning of Happiness, David Naugle writes, The happy life,
then consists of learning how to love both God supremely ... We say we love God,
but our hearts long after something else that we think will fill us up or make us
|Akpd not only so, but we glory in tribulation also, knowing t at tribulation worketh |
patience : 4. ... The precious hcncsits and privileges which flow from juslliicatlon
are such, as should quicken us all to give diligence to make jt sure to ourselves
that we are juslisicd. and then ... of sin. juslisication takes away the guilt, and so
makes way for peace: and such is the benignity and good-will of God to man, that
... And sure, a man needs no more to make him happy than to have God his
|That's the miracle of AA — not just that we stop drinking or drugging but that we |
become happy. We find out that the idea ... There are so many things that we can'
t do by ourselves that God will do for us if we turn to him. I know sometimes when