The Fact That We Will Die Is Not Sad

Front View of Cabots Desert Pueblo in Desert Hot Springs Joyce McCluskey
Cabot’s Desert Pueblo in Desert Hot Springs CA. Iphone6s Brushstroke app

The fact that we will die is not sad.

It’s just that…a fact.

We have to be aware of it,

but we don’t have to let it crush us.

Instead, we should be freed by it.

Freed to follow our talents where they lead us

(but not weep if they don’t lead us to everlasting fame).

Freed to fall in love and raise a family

(but not be crippled with anxiety and worry every second about the pain of losing them).

Freed to have fun

(but be careful not to waste this finite amount of time).

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