What matters most in your life?
Life is a lot like football — if you want to be the Quarterback, you first have to know where your Center is. Swami Beyondananda, from The Little Book of Big Questions, Jonathan Robinson
Nope. no answers profound or otherwise…. I can cite hints that I have stumbled across. I’m sure I’ve included this video in other blog posts. Having experience the opposite I value this response even more.
Waldinger is one of my general responses to what matters. Having a person who has your back… is one of the this makes sense to me. I cringe. This is an answer. I believe in this answer. But how does this address an individuals aloneness. This is a true story answer but is it strong enough to survive the storms of life. Is it an answer that is under our control?
Waldinger gives one general answer to a structure supporting the good life. Thich Nhat Hanh and Swami Beyondananda answer with to specific steps aiming at realizing the good life.
What matters is one of my recurrentl questions. Like a Wirehaired Fox Terrier I circle the situation, darting in to nip a piece off. Is meaning a question you ask yourself? Any answers?
On occasion, I accept the answer, “Don’t know, just don’t know.” What do you think?
Life is a lot like football — if you want to be the Quarterback, you first have to know where your Center is.