or without a permanent cost.
These are the pleasures that we take in our own lives,
our own wakefulness in this world,
and in the company of other people + other creatures-
pleasures innate in the Creation
+ in our own good work.
It is in these pleasures that we possess the likeness to God
that is spoken of in Genesis.
[God looked upon all that God had created + saw that it was very good. Genesis 1:31]