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Blessings In The Messes

I tend to think about death a lot. I always have. Not in a morbid way. In fact I think death is really beautiful. Tragic, yes, but beautiful in so many ways. And I really deepened that perspective when I worked in hospice, and again when watching loved ones die.

Part of what I find beautiful about death is that I love the concept of death = rebirth. And I love watching that concept play out in life. But another big reason I think about it so much is because ever since I shifted my relationship with fear, I have become so aware of how precious and short our finite existence is.

I let fear hold me back from living the life I wanted for so long. I literally feel sick to my stomach when I think about all of the years of unlived life that I'll never get back. And it’s what motivates me every day to move towards my deepest desires. I want to live my life in full glory and not get to the end with regrets. I constantly ask myself, how will I want to look back at my life and the way I live…