He was not unhappy not gaining materialistic wealth from his virtues, as his children were of another everlasting source, being fruits of (almost) immortality. Cast into his time with earthly and epochal challenges, discipline was his framework to gather the yield ‘beyond the horizon’. Not the most obvious choise for the many of us, whatever the circumstances – nothing is granted in the end. The choise of the broad way or the small path, in times and places of one’s experience, we’re all in the downward current seeking an upgoing opportunity, or a reassuring, meandering spell to the all forgetting ocean of nothingness. The dubble edged sword.
He’s not known for it, but it proofs he’s a good dancer anyhow.