You can make your money so you can spend your money in the right ways. The choice isn’t success or monk, Buddha or lawyer; it’s far greater than that.
Like all of us, you have desires for things that you don’t really need and are good for you. But don’t discard yourself for having them, also don’t think that every desire is tainted. Rather, think of your misguided longings is the bumbling amateur expression of a faculty that will one day before more expert. There are you practice as we work towards the goal of becoming a master of desire. It may take a while, but eventually you will get the hang of wanting things that are really good for you, and good for everyone else too.
Thats the key, for the benefit of all beings.
Eventually, you will learn to wean yourself off of the ego driven and fear reading desires and pour yourself into a longing for beauty, truth, goodness, justice, integrity, creativity, love, and an intimate relationship with the wild and beautiful essence that is life.
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