A LIFE OF EASE… EXCERPT (MY WORDS MY EXPRESSION)
We seem to not have much understanding of life if we are not referring to pleasures or pain of life. I keep reading the posts of Nirvana and heavens and so forth. We seem to believe that Life is a sensual experience. An experience of rewards(heaven) and punishment (hell).
When I wrote about enduring the trials of life I was not answering the question of whether life is worth living. That simply is up to the individual to decide. To live a life of ease does nothing for moral character development. Please do not argue about the definition of adversities vs. Pleasures and joys of life.
There are some who sacrafice their own integrity for a life of ease. Understand a life of ease to most means the fulfillment of worldly pleasures and desires. There is nothing in the world that can fulfill a man. The world brings suffering on men to develop in man a sense of self worth. Man must learn to express his own being in his creativity. This is self fulfillment. To cultivate his spiritual self. This is the real reason for trial adversity. To break down the false self.The weak material self man believes himself to be. MAN IS SPIRIT. He who perseveres builds strength and character. A mans character is all he has that defines who he is. I do not speak in a superficial and trivial tone. This is the reality of life.
What life teaches men is about themselves. It shows them their strengths and weaknesses. What a man gains in the world is his own power. Not given by material wealth or honor from fellow men. If man lives to fulfill his lusts and pleasures he has not yet learned of the importance of gaining himself.
Your thoughts about life have not penetrated the depths of your souls. You are locked in a box named LOGIC where everything is impossible. The man who desires to get free of the confines of his pleasures and pain can gain the truth of life. That is freedom