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Sue Morris

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What has been the best day of your life so far?

We often look to the future, racing ahead to the next goal or achievement. We do this for our children too: when they are born we look forward to them walking, talking, starting school, university, getting a job. I think it's just as important to reflect back and think how we got to where we are. What do you think?

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  • Jan 9 2012: When I found the meaning of my life.
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      Jan 10 2012: Intriguing - I'm still searching for my 'meaning' and I find that just as I think I've got it, things change and my life needs to be re-evaluated. Thanks for sharing.
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        Jan 10 2012: Could the searching, change and re-evaluating be the meaning?
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          Jan 11 2012: Yes! This attitude of mind fits perfectly with enjoying the moment - because you are less 'fixed' in the way you approach life.
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        Jan 10 2012: Sue,
        Did you read Ousmane's insightful story? Apparently he was posting it, at the same time I posted the question above...I love it when that happens!!!

        I remember thinking when I was a teenager, things would be a certain way by the time I was 20...life and the meaning of life would be more "clear".
        I remember arriving at the age of 25, and realizing it wasn't clear at all!!! But....when I get to be 30 it will be good.
        When I got to 30, it was even more unclear...still searching and re-evaluating...looking for meaning.
        The searching, changes, unexpected challenges went on for several years of course.
        I remember at around age 50, sitting with a friend one day pondering this question and all of a sudden, we both looked at each other and realized that it is not about the end destination. For us, life is about here and now and being present in every single moment. Life is what happens when we're making other plans. I strongly suggest to go along for the ride and enjoy it with as much love as your heart is capable of at any given time:>)

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