The soul is on Earth
for its own delight.
Consider this amazing possibility: You incarnated on this earth just to experience the joy of being alive.
Do you even know what gives you joy?
Do something about that today.
Sometimes the simplest wisdom is the hardest to acknowledge — like the fact that pleasure and joy can be beneficial to your health.
When mystical poets such as Rumi and Kabir use objects of beauty and delight, like roses or wine, as metaphors for the Divine, they’re subtly linking the excitement of Earthly pleasures with Divine enjoyment.
Recent medical research seems to agree that what pleases us — beautiful music, delicious food, and soothing aromas — can also improve our health and help us resist illness.