I’m thinking about life and death…

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the Life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness. ~ Henry David Thoreau

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“There was a time when our power in the face of Death was very limited. And for that reason, men and women dedicated themselves to listening to its voice and in doing so, became wiser in the art of living. Today, our power has increased, Death was declared the enemy to be defeated and we have been invaded with the omnipotent power to be rid of its touch. This has deafened us to the lessons it can teach. And now, the more power we have over it (uselessly, since all we can do is delay it…), the more foolish we risk becoming in the art of living.” ~ Rubem Alves, “The Doctor” (Brazilian theologian, philosopher, educator, writer, and psychoanalyst.)

 

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