Whatever the specifics of a man’s purpose, he must always refresh the transcendental element of his life through regular meditation and retreat.
A man should never get lost in the details of his life and forget that, ultimately and in truth, life amounts to nothing other than what is the deepest truth of this present moment. Tasks don’t get a man anywhere more conscious or free than he is capable of being in this present moment.
This can really be boiled down to a Dudeism (one I’ve shared before?):