Yearning – a feeling or intense longing for something.
I know what it’s like to yearn for something (or someone). To want things. To desire a certain outcome. To hunger.
Sometimes people think that when you’re “spiritual” you can’t want things — as if somehow having a spiritual practice puts you on a level above material things or that it’s “bad” to want and you should feel guilty for it.
I personally love the feeling of intense desire, mostly because it’s just that: a feeling.
It’s neither good nor bad to want something.
But it is painful to want something from a place of emptiness.Continue Reading