You thought you wanted money. You thought once you had enough you would be happy. But everything still seems empty. You find that you are still dissatisfied with your life. Something still seems to be missing.
The money doesn’t work like it was supposed to. Nothing you buy with it works.
Everything you get is fun for maybe a day, and then you start feeling lost and empty all over again.
New kinds of food. Yeah that works. For a while. And then even that makes you start feeling empty inside.
Why are you unhappy with your life when you have everything you wanted? Especially all the money and the things that you thought would give you the perfect life?
Why don’t you feel happy now?
Well. Here is a dirty little secret from the past that everyone has been hiding from you
Money is not really something worth considering as an end in itself. It was never meant to be the final goal.
Money has always just been a very crude and approximate way to estimate how much you have been able to help others. A simple way to keep score of how much good you did and how much it has meant to others, and nothing more than that.
It was never supposed to be the end goal.
The real goal is and has always been to help others in the best way that you know how, and always do the best that you can.
Then somewhere along the way, someone decided to destroy a beautiful system of caring for others by putting a horribly evil thought in your head – “If I just focus on money, then I can get others to do good for me without having to do any good for others”.
And after that, suddenly people started trying to make more money so that they would eventually never have to do anything and one day “retire”. But that one day never came.
Because that money never really gave any peace. All it did was bring misery. But everyone kept trying, hoping that one day this thought would magically change it’s nature and start giving them peace. And even that day never came. All that came was more misery, that they tried to push away with more things that didn’t help them find true peace.
They didn’t find peace because they didn’t realize that the thought they had started believing was a lie. Any thought that doesn’t get you closer to true inner peace is always a lie.
Because what was really meant to bring us peace was to give and care for others and love them unconditionally without expecting anything in return with complete faith and trust that every other being was doing the same.
Who wouldn’t find peace if everyone cared for you and loved you more than they did themselves? It’s all you would ever feel. Peace and everlasting bliss.
Why would you not want to go back to that? Caring about others more than yourself? When you could have this instead of all the pain?
Let go. Let go of that silly voice that says money is important. In your heart you’ve already started realizing that this isn’t true.
Listen to it again while ignoring the voice and you will know what you truly desire. And if you follow your heart, it will lead you where you truly want to go.
Then you will learn what will make you happier than you have ever felt before. You will live a life beyond your wildest dreams. Anything you think ever dreamed about is possible. And yes. Even the ones you are afraid your loved ones will laugh at.
YES. Even that one.
It is possible.
You know this in your heart.