I went to a Celebration of Life this past weekend.
My friend’s husband went to sleep one night and did not wake up. He was in his 40’s and she is in her 30’s.
Listening to his closest friends and his family talking about the man he was in life and the man he was to them individually was deeply moving.
It made me think about the shortness of life, the fragility, the necessity to seize every moment and make it the best you can make it.
The time we have on this earth is, for the most part, unknown.
Some people choose their exit consciously, sure, but most of us go along in our day-to-day business as though we have unlimited time.
And even when we’re aware that our time is getting shorter – such as reaching a milestone age like: 30, or 40, or 50, or 60, and so on, we still feel that our time is at least more than today, more than tomorrow, more than this week, or this month, or this year.
The result is we live life accordingly, as though Continue reading