Just because everyone agrees on the narrative doesn’t mean it’s true. Question everything.
The idea that you can control anything — your fate, your destiny, and even your reactions or perspective — is an illusion that creates your suffering.
We may think we know what progress looks like, but we forget that we don’t control the process or the plan.
When we feel untethered in life, it’s our habit to hold on to anything that gives us the illusion of control. The only question is where are you holding?
If we understand that nature makes no mistakes, then we might see that the virus is not here to get in the way; the virus is teaching us the way.
The lords of materialism are three habitual strategies we use to provide ourselves with the illusion of security.
The apparent contradictions in Kohelet (Ecclesiastes) are the point. And they are an illusion.