“ Maybe you're thinking of more money but that's only your misunderstanding, you want to be something more - that's a spiritual process; misguided but spiritual. You want to become powerful/ rich/ knowledgeable/ loved, you want to have pleasure- all this is spiritual processes going in wrong directions, that's all ”
If you're just conscious of your mortality you will naturally become spiritual. You will not become spiritual by thinking about God. You will become unrealistic, hallucinatory.
Only when you remind yourself of your death, you will turn spiritual. If you think of God, fantasies will come in your mind. No spirituality will come
The secret of spiritual success is a hunger that persists... It is an awful condition to be satisfied with one's spiritual attainments... God was and is looking for hungry, thirsty people.
The more you become 'I do not know' the deeper your seeking is, Seeking doesn't mean seeking something. If you have to seek, you should not make any assumptions. You already made an assumption, 'God is sitting up in the heaven, I am seeking him' this is not seeking, this is just hallucination.
Once you realize that the way you exist right now is not enough, that there is something more, your spiritual process has already begun