We are gulping down undigested experiences as fast as we can stuff them in

And there is nothing to add to THIS…full stop.

Radiating Blossom ~ Flowers & Words

“As it is, we are merely bolting our lives—gulping down undigested experiences as fast as we can stuff them in—because awareness of our own existence is so superficial and so narrow that nothing seems to us more boring than simple being. If I ask you what you did, saw, heard, smelled, touched, and tasted yesterday, I am likely to get nothing more than the thin, sketchy outline of the few things that you noticed, and of those only what you thought worth remembering. Is it surprising that an existence so experienced seems so empty and bare that its hunger for an infinite future is insatiable? But suppose you could answer, ‘It would take me forever to tell you, and I am much too interested in what’s happening now.’ How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and…

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Comments

  1. Well said indeed….

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  2. slow down. stop.
    wonderful and thanks for sharing )

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  3. I thought this was special, too – it does sometimes feel like gulping down experiences, despite knowing the way to truly digest experiences is to eat them slowly to enjoy every nuance…

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