“You must have an aim, a serious aim,” said Gurdjieff. And of course that is true. Without an aim, we are loose cannons. We live eccentrically, inadvertently.
The spontaneous act indicates the active presence of the divine child. He makes no plans, this One, and does not think. Some men orphan their capacity for surprise in order to get a-head.
“I gang my own gait and have never belonged to my country, my home, my friends, or even my immediate family, with my whole heart; in the face of all these ties I have never lost an obstinate sense of detachment, of the need for solitude–a feeling which increases with the years.” Albert Einstein
To restore and rejuvenate, inculcate new habits.
No one has power to ruin my life. Am I ruined? Then I ruined myself. This is the realization that allowed Socrates to say, “You can kill me but you cannot hurt me.”