Published on Feb 22, 2024 12:00 AM

Dismissing The Demand That Life Should Be Perfect

In this episode, Eckhart continues his talk with an audience in Budapest, explaining that if we are waiting for the world to make us happy in the form of the right person, place, job or situation. We will probably wait for a very long time. He says our expectations for the perfect life usually lead to deep disappointment. He explains life is fragile and cannot possibly meet all of our demands. He says we ask ourselves “what is the world here for if it's not to make us happy?” Eckhart explains every person is like a seed of awakening consciousness. Life’s challenges push the seed to sprout. Eckhart implores that we must learn to drop the demand that life should be perfect.

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