It’s always now…Sam Harris

Here’s the truth. Sam Harris speaks the truth. I’m at a point in life when I honestly don’t know how many days I have left. Maybe more maybe less. I’ve lost friends. We all have. None of us knows what’s around the corner. I don’t mean this in a morbid way, just watch this video.  What a beautiful way to express the only real option we have if we don’t want to keep running away from the past and worrying about or breathlessly anticipating the future. . . It’s always now. It is. I forget.  I tend to look over my shoulder. I tend to worry about the future. I try to stay present.  It’s what we have.

This youtube video by Sam Harris showed up in my mailbox today. It’s a beautifully expressed memento mori.

Yak bone skull mala from Tibet.

Yak bone skull mala from Tibet.

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About rainshadowfarm

West Virginia hillbilly girl grown up. Grew up in northern Ohio. Farmer from birth. Working class academic. Practical agroecologist. Community educator. Single parent of eight. I also teach anthropology at a community college. I like this work and think it's worth doing and doing well. California community college students are some of the most incredible students I have ever known.
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