Only by devotional service is the Supreme Truth, Krishna, pleased, and by His inconceivable energy. He can reveal Himself to the heart of the pure devotee.
Lao Tan said, “I was letting my mind wander in the beginning of things.”
“What does this mean?” asked Confucius. Lao Tan said, “It means to attain Perfect Beauty and wander in Perfect Happiness. He who attains Perfect Beauty and wanders in Perfect Happiness may be called the Perfect Man.”
Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
Either you lead a life which is luxurious on the material level or you lead a luxurious life of God’s blessings - one of the two you have to choose, the time has come…The enjoyment of life is only possible if the world could get connected to the spirit.