Death Is Inevitable - Despair Is Not

On accepting the inevitability of death and the importance of embracing an attitude of gratefulness towards life. Forget all else, Lucilius, and concentrate your thoughts on this one thing: not to fear the name of death. Through long reflection make death one of your close acquaintances, so that, if the situation arises, you are able even … Continue reading Death Is Inevitable - Despair Is Not

Bonfire: In the deepest of voids resides the most radiant of lights

Our world is ablaze, and where flames reign nothing but ashes will remain. Surprisingly, we are still alive — my brother and I. Protected by the sturdy confines of our house. And yet I know not what good it does. Because it will not be long until we become fodder for the greedy bonfire as well. Screams … Continue reading Bonfire: In the deepest of voids resides the most radiant of lights

Life Is Fleeting: That’s What Makes It Beautiful #2

I have been pondering lately how every moment is fleeting by nature, how life itself is finite. Yet, I do not mean this in a pessimistic manner, for I think this very “fleetingness” makes life worth living. I mean, consider the most beautiful of moments, and now let it pass for an eternity. However strong … Continue reading Life Is Fleeting: That’s What Makes It Beautiful #2