The answer to a feeling of lack in life is not found behind a screen, in a gift, in the fridge, in a bottle, from someone else. it’s not found anywhere in the exterior world.
It’s not found within our thoughts either.
It’s found deep within our soul. There is a permanent light and joy always there whatever happens on the exterior or in our mind.
To access it we just need to be conscious and in this moment.
In countries where food is not plentiful, life is more simple, they have less of most things and people often sit in a group of friends or family and perhaps pray or say something to express their gratitude for what they have and what they are about to eat.
In other parts of the world, where food is plentiful and very often wasted, where people often sit alone to eat, the only thing that happens is people take a photo of their food and post it on Instagram for others to like. Then return to their smartphones and eat, not just consuming food but consuming yet more data.
We’re confused in our thinking that having everything equates to happiness. The people who have the least tend to have the most gratitude and joy in life and those that have it all are often unfulfilled.