A desire to understand is good.
A demand to understand events and people beyond what is reasonable—endlessly asking “why?”—can be destructive.
A desire to heal is good.
A demand to heal too quickly can be disappointing and even hurtful.
A desire to be happy is good.
An insistence on being happy always—with no interruptions—is impossible and guarantees disappointment.
A desire to contribute is good.
A demand to contribute—to control—is harmful.
A desire to learn is good.
Learning without application can become a fruitless use of time and energy.
A desire to grow is good.
A desire to grow without frustration and pain is frustrating and exhausting.
A desire to connect is good.
A desire to connect with some people can be only frustrating and empty.
A desire to love is always good.
An insistence that our love be received is arrogant and usually painful.
Fill your life with desires.
Choose them wisely.
Fill your life with the desire for peace and happiness.
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