I forgot his teachings somehow, sometime in the last few years. I’m sure it happened slowly, the corrosion of ideals and virtues I held so dearly. His thoughts once resonated with what I hear within myself, now slightly foreign and dull when I pick up the same manual. I am re-reading about the art to living a good life, to repair and find my way back.
Ego, vanity and the undisciplined mind. What are my true aspirations? It’s one thing to identify the beasts I have to tame and rather bewildering when it struck me that nothing comes to mind wrt true life aspirations.