What it’s going to take for me to stick with 100 days of mindfulness
100 Days of Mindfulness
We pile our bags on a little side street in downtown Bangkok. It’s 8pm, the city’s lights are waking up, and busses fill the street. A double-decker bus drives by, inside on the top level a man is singing karaoke to the rest of the travelers. We’re waiting for bus #3, our nine-hour overnight ride […]
The difference between knowing something and embodying it.
“I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.”
– Stephen Wright
“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.”
– Henry David Thoreau
“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
– Albert Einstein
“It is superfluous to suppose that what can be accounted for by a few principles has been produced by many.”
– Thomas Aquinas in Summa Theologica
The numbers in my life have far too much control over me. I want for a time when it’s the other way around.
What started out as a means to an end has evolved into an end itself — an end for which I’m grateful.