the universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent.

~carl sagan


for some reason, i find this comforting.  good and bad really only exist in our minds, and we are totally capable of choosing which reality to go by. 

no, i don't think the universe is some kind of all knowing benevolent thing, and i don't believe there is a god.  in the same respect, there is nothing evil or hateful.  




all we have is time, and our chance to try to do something good while we're here for a few seconds.  what supports the universe, i think, is to sustain it.  to love all that we have, build and create more goodness and love, and share that goodness with the future cosmo-politans (thanks for this sweet term amanda!) is our sole obligation.

so will the world end tomorrow, on may 21st?  i doubt it, but we really should be living it up every moment, breathing deep and laughing and loving,  like it will.  everything on earth is going to die, we all have a terminal illness.  

so we're here today, let's simply live.  to be alive is SO incredible and lucky, what more do we need?

nothing is perfect, everything is temporary, and today the sun is shining (hehe kinda).  fortune and misfortune will persist in my life, but today i feel happy and i see the universe as beautiful. :) 

have such an awesome weekend my dears!

5 comments:

  1. Cristine GooginsMay 20, 2011 at 1:10 PM

    Beautifully said!

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  2. That spoke straight to my core. Thank you for sharing your wisdom!

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  3. aw thank you my dears for reading! im so happy you liked my sentiment :)! wishing you so much love and warmth and little moments of pure bliss this weekend <3 xoxo

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  4. Thank you very much for writing this. I was starting to think that I was alone in believing exactly what you delivered so eloquently.

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  5. ah thankey rebecca. you are so sweet and an inspiration to me! plus u may have the cutest baby ive ever seen! ;) thank you so much for reading, and for your support and kindness. sending you loving and positive thoughts across my micro-universe to yours!

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