Wanting something obscures the fact that I lack nothing.
Contrary to cultural imperatives, our life task is not to get educated, make money, have kids and die discreetly. It is to find ourselves within ourselves. Non-stop doing is a morbid state. Gentlemen, turn off your engines.
One has what he wants. The other doesn’t want what he doesn’t have.
Our heart’s desire is immutable. It cannot be altered; it’s the same now as it ever was. When we know what truly wills us, our satisfaction runs as deep as it can go.
We encounter many obstacles on the inner journey. Paradoxically, the most formidable of them all—a life of comfort and ease, of having more than we need—doesn’t look like an obstacle.