Touchstone – Knowing it will end

This is so true about savoring memories

Lisa Sorensen

3 July 2015

thanks to Elijah for the photo!  and the memory! thanks to Elijah for the photo! and the memory!

It’s easy to acnoweldge the singularity of each life in a theoriteical way, but much harder for me to absorb this reality in a way that impacts how I live.   It’s easy to say, almost flippantly, you only live once.  It’s much harder for me to let this truth instruct me and guide the actions I take.  So, I am working to break carpe diem down in to individual days, each one unique, a one-time-only opportunity, and to let this perspective help inform my living, my decisions, the expansion of my heart.

It’s the last day of my week in the mountains with my family tribe.  More of what was once future has slid into the past, sands of time falling in their one irreverisble way.

There is a wisdom about how to appreciate the three tenses…

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