By Nate Truman
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”
Money, power, fame, sex. Do you want these things? I don’t believe you do.
You don’t want money or power; you want the security and freedom they allow you in life.
You don’t want fame or attention from the opposite sex; you want the confidence and pleasure you believe they would bring you.
So I will grant you all of your desires right now. With or without money and power, you have the same level of security that you will be alive tomorrow. So you have as much security as the rich and powerful. You have all the freedom you want, as you must choose how to spend your infinite now just like the richest and most powerful persons on the planet. If anything, money and power rob you of much of your freedom and time each day. You are an amazing creation, unlike any other in the universe. There is no reason for you to not be supremely secure in the understanding that you have a purpose to fulfill, and you have the freedom to pursue it with or without riches or an exaulted postion.
Fame and beauty are so fleeting they often come and go, and leave the recipients more insecure than they were before. So instead I give you the understanding that you can decide right this moment to be as confidant as you want to be. Confidence is a decision.
You can get in touch with your inner beauty and share it with the world. When she was alive, Mother Theresa in physical terms would not be considered beautiful, but I dare you to look at photos of her and not see her inner beauty shining out of her eyes!
In your mind, was Helen Keller cursed or blessed by being born blind, deaf and “dumb?” She understood that even a silent and dark world was filled with beauty that could not be seen or heard or touched.
You have a connection to the universe inside of your heart. You must release yourself from striving after goals that, in the end, are no more than dissipating smoke. Then you can begin to identify those needs you truly have for enjoying this gift of life. Only then will you be pursuing Life’s Ultimate Goal.