Now that is not a deep question is it??
Today, I lost my grandfather or as I called him, papa. (Nov27 2009)
It is the same month that I lost my mother 2 years ago.
She was the exception to our family it seems, as everyone seems to be living to an old age in my family. I mean, how cool is it at my age to have grandparents still alive? Yes, I still have two grandmothers remaining. My children have gotten to know their Great grand parents, not many can say that. I don’t say that in bragging, but it is something that they will remember their live times and I hope cherish the memories that they do have of them.
So……..it got me really thinking today. What is it really all about? I mean, we go to school then get a job and work hard and have 2.5 kids, a dog and a mini van and try and keep us with the Jones. Who are the Jones anyways?
We buy houses that are usally too big and fill them with things…….and we think the more or bigger the things we have the happier we will be. Usually, we go into debt to do so. Or we numb ourselves with the idiot box or now we play these games on the internet just to escape our reality waiting till we get our holiday time so then we can relax.
I am learning that this is called the matrix. Is this really living or called a life?
Because when you die, or you leave this physical experience and your physical body, none of it really matters and you can’t take any of it with you.
If you really aren’t living, then you are dying.
So, what makes you happy? What makes you excited? What pulls at your heart string but you brush it off and say later, or maybe one day. Why not make that one day today, really start living life, a life that has meaning and purpose to you reagardless of what anyone else is doing, thinking or saying (and if it isn’t hurting anyone else).
Life and Death?
I would love to hear your thoughts.