Herman Hesse on joy

What I was trying to say in an earlier post about the importance of grabbing fleeting joys is explained more elegantly by Herman Hesse:

If a man ceases to take things for granted, he seeks eagerly and hopefully during the course of the day for moments of real life, the radiance of which makes him rejoice and obliterates the awareness of time and all thoughts on the meaning and purpose of everything… It is what the mystics call union with God.”

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