We all have the ability to forecast. Forecasting is one thing and desiring from the future is another thing. Based on how economy is going, the economist can
If I have the capacity to project the future, that is one thing, but to be obsessed with the future is the entirely different thing. To make the future the center of your action is totally different.
Standing still is not something to be practiced.
Standing still is not something that you will cultivate.
Standing still is your nature.
It is already there, but you move away from it when your mind has values that tell you to run all the time, to become super competitive.
Khalil Gibran is saying “Only when you have reached the mountain top, you can begin to climb”. These words befuddle us. We do not know what they mean. It is for precisely this reason, that we are attracted towards them. These words seem to violate the normal laws of cause and effect, of sequence and duration.
Whenever you are in the action, whenever you are in the happening, whenever you are inside life, there is hardly any time to spend. And whenever you are outside life, whenever you are outside the happening, whenever you are afraid, whenever you just watching from the fringes, then time comes into the picture.
As you are, you are bound to have goals. I cannot advice you to not to have goals. Because it is impossible for you. It is impractical for you. You will need goals. Given your constitution, your stage in life, the makeup of your mind, you will need goals. And if you must have a goal then the goal must be goalessness.