When people ask me how they can regain some sense of control over their lives when things become difficult to manage, I try to remind them to turn their attention to that which they will always be able to manage.
Human beings are predictable, we all want the same things. We do not, however, all look for these things in the right places.
It is not owning a car that fulfills one; it is only the joy of driving that can possibly be fulfilling. But the driving is something you do, not something you get or have.
Etsko Schuitema explains in this animated video that what we have been conditioned to believe does not lead us to achieve the things that we seek when we go to work everyday; self interest is, apparently, not in our best interest!
It’s slowly dawning on me that the outer manifestation that most goal setting courses get one to chase after, don’t give you happiness.
We Exist not to Make a Living, but to Make a Contribution
The Intent Thematic explained briefly by the definition of its key terms.
We have created economic systems that function in the opposite way, i.e. where we serve the boxes that represent the ‘measurables’
Since death is inevitable, the only competency which is of any value is eloquence in loss
It is only a life based on complete Trust and Gratitude that can be free of fear and therefore of our conditioning. It is only then that we can experience the joy of seeing things as they are.