Why do we want for more than we have?

2015-07-02 06:00
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The year is half gone. How fast the year goes. Does it bother me? I guess it does. Like I am in a hurry. In a hurry for what? In a hurry for manifestation. For showing off. For saying, “I’ve arrived.”

Such a life is not good. But we do it all the same. We are in a hurry to have things. We think about having things.

“If only I could have that,” we say. And then we work like crazy to have that.

And when we have it, we want everyone to know that we have it. Like as if it will make us better. We are not satisfied with the fact that we have it. We want others to see that we have it, and when they see it, they should admire us. If they do not, they are jealous, we say. But more importantly, we want to put them down. Though we don’t say that. As if that is far from us. But it is not. It is saying, “I’m better than you.” You know the game we play: subtle nuances. You can’t see it, or touch it. But you can feel it. It is called intuition. We all have it.

But we have it in different ways. Some have it for love. They are good at knowing when one loves them. Like a ball in a stomach. So they say.

I don’t know. Never had that in my life.

And I don’t think I will ever have it. Some have it in human behaviour. I guess I am good at that. I see it all the time. The other day I was watching the news. And I saw this group dancing.

And the newsreader was saying they are saying they will retake the province. And I thought to myself, by dancing? Sometimes I am too cynical. I wish I could say what is in my mind.

I know it is difficult to say what is inside you. We hide it. Intuition tells you they won’t like it. So we say what they would like to hear. And live false lives. When we want something for ourselves, we live false lives.

We don’t want it for the good of all. We want it for the good of me. As long as you want it for the good of me, then you are not there yet.

You should want it for the good of all. When you have it don’t have airs. Don’t forget where you come from. Some people forget where they come from. They act as if they were never poor, or township boys or girls,

They’ve become ‘excuse me.’ You know the type, mos? They brush you aside. Or, leave you behind. Vend for yourself, Joe. Do something for mankind. That’s a good cause. You never bother with year-ends. Stay positive

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