It’s amazing how things come to you when your attention is turned elsewhere. What you wanted comes to you after you want something else, probably something deeper, meaningful, or more.
This is a simple concept, and many experience this at one point in their lives. A valuable lesson, really. However, it does not apply to everything, understandably.
It’s usually the material, trivial, worldly things that we see in a different light when we come to value something that matters.
Approval, praise, impact, amenities, revenge… those things don’t feel as good as you’d expect. This is it? you ask yourself.
Pursuing them for their own sake leaves you unfulfilled, to say the least. It might leave you empty inside, or even desire for more of those things, to fill the emptiness, which, by this time, it becomes something more than emptiness.