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way of contentment

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

  • Conduct of life.,
  • Contentment.

  • Edition Notes

    Series title also at head of t.-p.

    Statementtr. from the Japanese of Kaibara Ekken, by Ken Hoshino.
    SeriesThe wisdom of the East series, ed. by L. Cranmer-Byng, Dr. S. A. Kapadia.
    ContributionsHoshino, Ken, d. 1913? tr.
    LC ClassificationsBJ117 .K213
    The Physical Object
    Pagination124 p.
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6557817M
    LC Control Number13012484

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Contentment is more than transient moments of appreciation—it is a way of being. It is a place where our minds and hearts rest, an embodied understanding that has deep within it a sense of contentment, an ease of being, a sense that all is well. Contentment A Way to True Happiness by Robert A.

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Satisfaction in Jesus doesn’t work that way. Contentment in Jesus is not paralyzing. It is energizing. A person who is so content in Jesus they have no desires to change anything in the world or to extend that contentment to others, they are not content in Jesus, not the Jesus of the Bible.

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The world says that you will find contentment when your possessions rise to meet the level of your desires.