Truly enlightened people are prepared to put off short-term pleasure for the sake of long-term fulfillment.
What could be more fulfilling than eternal salvation? That answer is: Nothing. What are you doing today to prepare for your life everlasting? Make sure your daily priorities are in line with your real long-term goal.
He will render to each one according to his works: to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life; but for those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there will be wrath and fury.