The Search for Enlightenment

Enlightenment

With a bit of reflection it is clear that we are all searching for something in life. Most of us don’t even know for what we are searching or that we are searching at all. On the surface, money, power, and material success seem to be the common goals for mankind. The abundance of material comforts that abound in our society often gives the illusion that we are succeeding in life. Yet, underneath this materialism, lies a deeper yearning, an empty space waiting to be filled with answers as to the true purpose of our existence. These inquietudes can echo for a lifetime in the depths of our subconscious. Who are we, and what are we doing here? Can our sole purpose be to go to work every day, return home, and go to sleep at night, only to awaken again in the morning and start all over again?

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