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Week 39, 2023

Week 39, 2023

One of the most valuable lessons I have learned in the last decade of focus on "being better" is: It is perpetual. There is no moment of nirvana. The cavalry isn't coming.  Some days are harder, some days are easier, but love and be grateful for the struggle, because it will be there when you wake up in the morning.

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Week 34, 2023

Week 34, 2023

Your life has meaning. You know that to be true, even if occasionally you deny it out of depression or a macabre sense of humor.

And so, why struggle, why strive, when "none of it really matters anyway" ?

I think it is because you have to try, for it to matter.

Maybe it is the historical "fish struggling up onto the land" inside of us, that makes us need struggle or maybe it goes back further than that... Entropy is increasing, everything is falling apart, but life wants to try to pull order from the chaos. Life needs to feel like it is capable of pulling order from the chaos.

Striving, struggling, trying, scraping, any synonym for grappling... MAKES IT MATTER.

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