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Clean Slate

You are going to die. Fearing it doesn’t matter. Being OK with and accepting it doesn’t matter either. How will you live? How will you be of service? How will you fulfil that which calls to you in this lifetime?

Virality

What is a virus? It’s an infective agent. A virus (or, a meme), once it has a host (a human, animal, or social media), will multiply. Otherwise, it’ll die within a few hours. This is the whole point of ‘social distancing’, yet it’s not very effective in averting mass panic in today’s social-media-addicted, fear-everything-and-everyone society. It’s more important than ever to remember our transcendent gifts of compassion, happiness and kindness.

Simple Being

Our modern world affords us a multitude of tools, methods and modalities with which pursue our aims, goals and ends — in virtually all aspects of life. The means, however, are far more complicated, distracting and misleading than we’d like to believe.

Just Friends

I’ve been single for more years in this life than I’ve been attached. There are probably a number of reasons. The unfortunate side-effect, however, is that I’ve not made many friends who are women; I’ve always found it difficult to be “just friends” with a woman, especially if they’re attractive to me. This, of course, is exacerbated by my perpetual bachelorhood. Yet, as ever, there’s a lesson in all of this. 

Learning How To Remember

What do you remember? More specifically, how do you choose, daily, what is most present, persistent and generative in your active memory? What do you think about the most, revisit the most, ruminate upon the most, and thus live out the most?