In our journey to seek enlightenment for the benefit of others, we develop a stronger and stronger feeling of love and devotion toward others. Slowly this feeling grows until we cannot help ourselves – we simply have to attain enlightenment because we will be able to be of most help to them. 

These people reminded me that I need to remember that all living beings are important, and their. Happiness is important. There are so many of them! Their happiness is much more important than mine in the grand scheme of things.

 How can I work only for my own happiness when I can do so much more?