The Secret to Contentment
(John shares his next spiritual meditation based on thoughts from his upcoming book: UNTO LIFE: Reflections on Both the Journey and the Destination.)
What is the secret to contentment? This is an age-old question. Many of us have made important decisions based on our pursuit of happiness. But it so often feels like a mirage, an illusion, where our fulfillment is always just out of reach. Some have given up on careers, relationships, even life itself, because the've never discovered the answer or experienced the happiness they've always desired.
There is an answer to this question, but it's not one we may immediately like or accept.
What's the secret to contentment? Here's a hint: It's to give up what you've wanted most in life to live for what you most deeply need.