It's funny

Discussion in 'I Have a Question...' started by No-one in particular, Sep 9, 2009.

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  1. The world can be such a beautiful place, espeically for us with central heating and free health care that we can retreat to if we need to. The sky here is very clear tonight, not usual for the city, I laid down on the path listening to calm music staring at the sky, stars and moon surrounded by beautifully smelling green. I have died so many times in the past you'd think I wouldn't panic every time I had another anxiety attack convincing me I wouldn't make it till morning but I felt a sense of dignity on that path, something I rarely feel, without needs or media convincing us we need to consume our way to enlightenment.

    It was just nice to hope that when my time does actually come I might face it with grace and dignity instead of flailing for one more hyperventalating breath and I wouldn't change the constant misery for a "better" life, devoid of the family I have, the fantastic friends I've encountered and the things I've been able to experience in this brief million in one chance of a life I've been lucky to have.
  2. itmahanh

    itmahanh Senior Member & Antiquities Friend

    Yes the world can be a beautiful place when we allow ourselves the chance to escape from our usual perspectives and truly view it!!! :smile: I only wish more of us could find that opportunity. Glad you did.
  3. shades

    shades Staff Alumni

    Well said!
  4. nok1888

    nok1888 Well-Known Member

    Excellent post, thanks for sharing
  5. Celebrated Thing

    Celebrated Thing Well-Known Member

    I agree, thank you for posting this. :smile:
  6. WldHair

    WldHair Well-Known Member

    I so hear you. Very well put.

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