Al-Ghazzali On Love, Longing and ContentmentBaker & Taylor
Al-Ghazzali describes the virtue of love of God and its true nature along with the reasons of love. He explains what longing is, its true nature and how the eye of the Hereafter is not like the eye of this world. He discusses contentment and uses it as a remedy for achieving love, the signs of love and the virtue and true nature of contentment. He concludes by saying that supplication to God is not contradictory to contentment. This is Book XXXIX of Part Four of the Alchemy of Happiness entitled The Deliverers.