We all experience happiness as a result of getting what we want (on the rare occasion that it actually happens). But we cannot base our happiness on that, any more than we can blame our desire for causing our suffering. The bedrock of happiness is to release resistance to what is, while dedicating our energy to manifesting the preferences or desires that arise within us that we consciously decide to manifest.
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