We are trained by society in general to list the things, in order to achieve a certain outcome. What if this is the illusion and we are actually perfect as we are? The rose is a bud simply in itself as itself. Perfectly expressing its ‘roseness’, the rose opens when its ready to open and then expresses itself as a bloom. The dichotomy of self understanding is reconciling both accepting the perfection of who I am in the moment of be-ing the bud; whilst at the same time holding the energy, desire to grow and the possibility for myself to bloom without attachment.
Going with the flow is so much easier than trying to make it work. Consider, the thought that we may be supported in what we do, have, and enjoy in this life. That all that happens may not be in our control despite our best efforts to plan the next steps. When all is working