It is so hard to do something without trying to get something for it. How do you attain enlightenment without trying to attain enlightenment? Thinking about that moment of satori will actually prevent it from occurring.
Thinking about attaining something, displaces you from the present moment. When we think about what we want, we are assuming that there is a better time than right now. Now is the only time that we can wake up. Ding-Dong.