ESSAYS

NO ONE WANTS YOUR STUFF

Nobody will want your stuff after you’re gone. No one will want your artwork, your furniture, your tools or any of the things that you kept so close.

 

They won’t want it! 

 

They won’t want your pricey perfume, your clothes, your shoes or your Louis Vuitton. 

 

They won’t want your jewelry, your watches, and they’ll have no idea what to do with your wedding band once you’re gone. 

 

They won’t want your Christmas ornaments or any ornaments for any holiday or any season.

 

They won’t want it! 

 

They won’t want your book collection, stamp collection, DVD collection, or collection of fine china, and they’ll have no idea what to do with all those letters you kept hidden for years. 

 

They won’t want it! 

 

Whatever they feel guilty about throwing away or giving away now, they’ll put in a box and let it sit in storage for 10 years…before deciding to throw it away or give it away.

 

Nobody will want your stuff! Why? Because your stuff only pleases you. Which just goes to show, joy is not in the object, and it’s certainly not in your stuff. 

 

They won’t want it! 

The Broken Tusk is the website of author, Daniel McKenzie who writes essays and books in the context of Advaita Vedanta.

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