James Hyatt

“When I was a little boy,” he said to the copilot, “I used to spend hours a day sitting in a boat fishing in that lake. Airplanes would fly over occasionally, and I would look up at them and wish that I was the pilot. Now I wish I were down on the lake fishing.”
There is a humor in these words of the pilot. But a very important characteristic of human nature is also brought out. There is an inclination in all of us to continually think that we would be happier doing something else than what we are doing at any particular moment. Much happiness is lost because of this tendency.
The true secret of happiness is to concentrate on what we are doing at any particular time and enjoy it, whether it be work or play.

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2 Responses to James Hyatt

  1. shinichi says:

    hayattThe Joy of Living

    by Father James Hyatt

    心のともしび 第六八一号


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