Emotions, no matter how intense and virulent, are not the problem. Our identification with emotions—that’s the problem. This Christmas we offer ourselves the gift of detachment.
Life deals reversals. The question “Why?” is a sidetrack to nowhere. Let come what comes. Let go what goes.
A life of latency, of waiting, wasting and playing the wastrel, is not for us. We are here to express who we are in our essence. That’s the job. And it’s not optional. “If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.”
Here’s a question: What was the most important thought you had yesterday?
If you can’t answer that question, don’t worry. Nobody can.
Intelligence has no distinguishing characteristics. Ignorance is loaded with them.