Carried for a Lifetime

What we pick up in a moment
Can be carried for a lifetime
If we fail, or never think to let it go.

We attach to what’s presented
Automatically. Detachment
Must be mastered as we’re forced to undergo.

Any longing or desire,
Fed by passion or temptation,
Adds to existential pain along the way.

Wanting mostly leads to missing.
To reduce the total burden,
Train to throw it off and learn to look away.

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A philosophical dreamer with a passion for self-reflection and contemplating life. He’s serious about helping people with the insights he gathered, but playful in the way he communicates his wisdom. He left a career as environmental engineer behind, in favor of becoming a personal development coach and thought-provoking writer.

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