The parable of the workers and the winegrower has the meaning that the main reward is not money, but labor. The very opportunity to work is happiness. Lack of work causes people unbearable suffering. By giving people work, God saves them from suffering.
Nirvana is a reward for hard work and good work. Nirvana is like orgasm, the result of good sex. However, the meaning of sex-children and fruitfulness. To use the orgasm, sex and meditation as an analogue of Masturbation is a sin of lust and addiction, the source of much suffering.
You don't look a gift horse in the mouth, so you can't criticize what Providence gives a person. Everything that comes to you should be taken and enjoyed. All that goes away, to give without regret to wounded pride.
One cunning person, knowing that problems are good, invented his own problems. Then he heroically and successfully solved them ... reported to his superiors and received for this gingerbread, carrots, orders and medals.
"Don't believe, don't be afraid, don't ask» it's all about the devil's temptations. Don't believe your doubts. Don't be afraid of your fears. Do not ask for or desire pleasure, power, vanity, love, or rewards.
Proud people are hungry for love and want to do good, and they want to be grateful for it. On the other hand, too much gratitude creates complacency and emotional overdose in them. Overdose is withdrawal, fear, aggression, etc.
What do they know about happiness? some say it's the fulfillment of one's desires others that it's the absence of them at all but the truth is that happiness is a reward the reward one should deserve...
With all else being equal, a happy person is the one who performs the right mission and fulfills the goals and tasks necessary for providence. And an unhappy person is the one refusing to perform the necessary things or doing things badly, or even biting off more than can chew. Hence, happiness is a reward for what one is supposed to do when one does it well.
- Happiness if meant for those who can wait. This thought should be explained. There is no doubt that someone who waits sooner or later gets what is wanted. But the main word here is to get. And it's not a passive state. Even happiness is in fact, a reward for right actions. One who is wrong gets pain and one who is right gets joy. And joy, being accumulated, becomes happiness. But on condition that this honey won't be often mixed with tar.
About the benefits of egoism. One should do everything for oneself.
For instance, a child should learn and go in for sport for him/herself and not to please parents or impress friends.
Loving someone, taking care and making presents for this person should be done without the desire to get something in return (for instance, love in reply), but because it's a pleasure to love and comfort a beloved person.
Helping people and acting good is not to make others think how virtuous one is but because doing good is a big pleasure that is really nice to do.
Doing one's job well is not for the boss but because it's pleasure to do a good job. It nurtures useful skills and brings useful experience.
A hamster in its wheel hopes for a miracle. The hamster does not know that a miracle is an add-on over the basis of reality and is only possible as a super bonus for those who can do everything on their own. A miracle is a reward for what is done.
He was married, she wasn't. He courted her passionately. She likes it. Then he performs a feat for the sake of love and leaves his wife. He wants awards, he wants her admiration, but she did used to admire her and are very unhappy with the weakening of passion, he is also dissatisfied with the lack of rewards. The end.
It is passionate, it takes passion. All rejoice. Then he gives her a huge gift, hoping for a huge passion in response, but she did not need gifts from him, and his passion, she's waiting for passion. The situation when the passion required of her, she's not interested.
Foster fanaticism in your nature and be faithful to your desires up to the end.
Desires resemble women: they like faithfulness and bring faithful people luck and joy. But those who leave things undone and often get passing fancies... are very disliked. Besides, the weaker a desire is, the stronger the laziness... It's laziness that stops a person from fulfiling goals. There are no unachievable goals. But desires can be so weak that laziness overcomes them.
One must throw a child into water to make this child learn to swim. One must throw a nestling out of the nest to make this nestling learn to fly. One must kick a teenager out of the house to make this teenager learn to live.
You say you do good to people, but you don't feel grateful to them? What good do you do them? Do you, like the devil, tempt them with pleasures and gifts? Give them entertainment and things? Interfering with their work and their duty? Yes, in hell you burn, vile you being, not gratitude.
Thinking sensibly, I came to the conclusion that I do not need any Nobel prize, because then I, as a warrior of light, will be able to inspire myself with a crusade against hypocrisy and ignorance. The world, mired in darkness lies, needs in light of and defaming of truth there is a fine reason for Armageddon.
Your work can be done by anyone, and you do it by the grace of God, taking only a place. This place is a grace to you and a reward for your love for your work. This place is an ecological niche, so that you could get your daily bread and not perish from hunger. So rejoice in how God loves you, allowing you to do what anyone could do and what could not be done at all or done by itself. But remember, once you lose the love of your work, you lose everything.
Friends, I confess, I need the Nobel prize, I'm sure I deserve it. I understand that it is immodest, conceited and reminds pride, but you have to forgive me all my little weaknesses, because the symbol of beauty is the bread with salt, and, if from the barrel of honey to remove all the tar, everything will become sickly sweet and would be too much. There is much beauty and much truth in me, and I will not conceal that there is a salt of vices, lies made me dream, vanity made me grow, hunger gave rise to movement.
Indeed, love is more joyful than any reward, but the reward is a symbol of love. No one has ever loved me and therefore I had no awards. The endless desire for love, stretched over decades, transformed in me into a desire for rewards. That's why I wanted to earn the Nobel prize. I thought, well, I'll get this award and then just love me. I did not know then that the thirst for love is vanity, and that love must come not from without, but from within. To receive love from the outside, you must first give birth to it within yourself.