The off-kilter mind fears and wants, divides and opposes. The role of the mind is to be a skilled canoeist—to go with the flow, to accept everything and resist nothing.
We think the purpose of the mind is to think. (The mind would think that, wouldn’t it?) But that’s not it. The purpose of the mind is to see the real. In the seeing is the doing, the spontaneous conversion of love into action
Our purpose is to love and trust Life not less than 100 percent.
My aim right now is to have no aim. To be aimless.
Life has no purpose. This is the whole point of Buddha’s flower sermon. It’s also the answer to Stephen Hawking’s unanswerable question: “Why does the universe go to all the bother of existing?”