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THE PURPOSE OF LIFE

§ September 21st, 2009 § Filed under Chapter 20: The Purpose of Life § 1 Comment

          

A gleaming crystal city, laid up one tiny silica molecule at a time. Your next move? See, then do. Understand, then act. Put one thing right. Then another... Then...

A gleaming crystal city, laid up one tiny silica molecule at a time. Your next move? See, then do. Understand, then act. Put one thing right. Then another... Then...

           Even though I know I’m still in over my head, I do like pushing further into this stream and going for bigger knowledge. That Monday night I also asked See Do “What is the purpose of Life?”

            His answer, coming immediately after my question as usual, was “To work with a small tool to build a great castle.”

           Now I do think I’m starting to understand some truly great things. And I can still remember the sensation, of Time, of everything, standing completely still for a few moments as I heard his words.

           It was the right question. And he said nothing more that night.

           — continued (Next: Sculpting Your Life)

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