If I am chronically wanting this or fearing that or reacting emotionally, then my life task is fairly simple: Unlearn everything. Perhaps I should feel thankful that it doesn’t matter where I start.
Do what is necessary. Do not do what is not necessary.
A spontaneous act is unexpected, unpredicted, unrehearsed, ungoverned, simple, direct, immediate, natural and now. The more we think, remember and plan, the less spontaneous we are. Jesus was making a point about spontaneity when he said we were to become again as little children.
The world is complex and noisy. The true man is simple and quiet.
We routinely hear people say, “People are complicated.” This is not actually true. Ego is complicated.