Very nice blog
Hope, memory, and how our chronic compulsion to flee from our own lives robs us of living.
It is too often the case that we spend our lives fleeing from the present moment. Instead of being ever-present, we find ourselves occupied with overplanning the future or ‘recoiling with anxiety over its impermanence‘. This preoccupation robs us of the vibrancy of life.
This is something that I ofttimes find myself struggling with, and have blogged about in the past.
What I find helpful, is to step outside my own thoughts, and step inside of those of someone else.
Lately that has been the works of Alan Watts – more specifically his book, The Wisdom of Insecurity. I have found it quite therapeutic and will try to summarize what I have gathered from it.
The art of living well consists of being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as…
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