When the now is all there is, we’re free. No attachments. No fear.
Old Adam solves problems. New Adam neither solves problems nor creates them.
Trying to be successful, trying to be beautiful, trying to be loved—these futilities have trying as their common element. Let’s be clear about what trying is: trying is failing. Nothing beautiful tries.
Life deals reversals. The question “Why?” is a sidetrack to nowhere. Let come what comes. Let go what goes.
“I got my eyes on the prize,” said the donkey to the carrot.
“I put a spell on you.” Screamin’ Jay Hawkins.