Nothing is Absolute

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Nothing is Absolute

FRIDA

“Nothing is absolute, everything changes, everything moves, everything revolutionizes, all flies and goes.” This is life. Nothing is ever constant, relationships, people, and most importantly who you are is infinitely changing. This quote from my favorite artist, Frida Kahlo, brings me back to my college days, studying philosophy. You can “never step in the same river twice, for it is not the same river and he’s not the same man”. Although this quote is from the Greek philosopher Heraclitus, I felt it connected most deeply to my soul when studying Taoism.

The Philosophy of Taosim is rooted in understanding that nothing and no one belongs to you, life is ever changing, and accepting those things will bring you peace. I know it sounds universally simplistic, but it is a cryptogram when faced with the hardships of life. When I look back on the past 32 years of my existence…

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Of Undisputed Origin

Today is the day I let go.  I let go and for damn good reason. I let go of attaching myself to what I think I need and want. This is true freedom.

I have no control over when my last breath will be, so if I cannot control something as essential as my breath, which keeps me alive, who is to say I can control anything else.

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The only thing between me and death is my breath. I don’t want to catch my breath, I want to slow it down and let it anchor me into this moment, where I remain at peace and with the pace of this universe.

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