One of the most important milestones along the way back to our own true self is not just to have an intellectual understanding of, but to actually see, feel, experience the difference between becoming and being.
Being is always here and now.
Becoming is always somewhere else, in another time.
And the way to discover Being is by watching becoming. Being is the vantage point from which one witnesses becoming.
Here Osho speaks more fully on becoming and Being.
This is from the collection of stories, essays, poems and insights that is compiled to form the book From Lemurs to Lamas: Confessions of a Bodhisattva. Order the book Here.