“What does reward mean to you?”
“The end is not the reward;
the path you take,
the emotions that course through you as you grasp life
– that is the reward.”
Reward comes in the enjoyment of the fruits of one’s efforts.
We each tend to those things which matter in our daily lives. We give our attention, our energy, to those things, and those people, we value.
I take great pleasure in these flowers. Coming to this spot, this window, brings such a joyful reward for the small efforts of daily tending.
The tiny luxuries and pleasures of life, like winter flowers and freshly baked bread, are reward enough for our daily efforts.
Sharing them with loved ones makes them even more special.