More Money? A healthy life? Happy marriage? Helping others? To be famous? Spiritually sound? To express ourselves? To create? To leave the world a better place than we found it?
How are we prosperous? What is our relevance?
The beauty? Our answers will change with time. That’s fine.
But can we keep a promise? A promise not to choose anything that will jeopardize our goals. Prioritize who we are, who we want to be, and don’t spend time with anything (or anyone) that jeopardizes that.
The kool-aid may taste sweet today, but it’ll give us cavities tomorrow.
And, life isn’t a popularity contest. Take the other path, whatever path we want
But first, what is my path?