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We’ve got this one all wrong.

How often have you been told to let go of that which no longer serves you?

And you do it, time and time again.

What a strange way to look at the world.

As if we are somehow here to be served?

Mistaking ourselves for Gods, instead of humble servants.

Perhaps this is not The Way that it was intended.

Perhaps we were never meant to be the narcissists we’ve turned out to be

Perhaps there are some things worth holding onto

Not in the service of yourself, but rather in the service of others

In the service of something bigger than you

Perhaps we’ve become so attached to the temporal nature of this world

That we’ve forgotten that nature is not temporal, nor is it bound by this world.

We’re so disillusioned,

So caught up in our pursuit of happiness, that we’ll trample on who ever we need to, 

just to get ourselves there.

Pursuit, as if it’s some kind of race, 

And happiness as if it’s some prize left to claim at the end of it. 

We’re so willing to accept the sacrifices of others to us, but not so willing to make them ourselves (to others).

This really says something about what we’ve become.

Oh my, how wrong we’ve got it.

So addicted to our own glorification

And to satisfying our own needs

So enamored with ourselves, that we’ve completely missed the point.

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