“Every moment is a gift. That’s why it’s called ‘the present’.” Mao Zedong
I’m pretty sure he never said that. However, truer words were never spoken. One truly never knows what the future may hold. And the past is gone daddy gone. So all we have is right now.
It’s easy to get caught up and distracted in this digital parallel universe of highly curated #avatars
. We have so many “friends” and yet it seems less deeper connections and #intimacy
. Don’t forget about your #IRL
friends. That thing you’re holding in your hand right now. It’s also a phone and can be used to call your friends and catch up about your lives. Call me #oldfashioned
, but I’d much rather hear someone’s voice than see another bitmoji.
This is Rucker. He’s good people. We met on a beach a couple years back at the Gratitude festival as part of the #lightningsociety
camp. Occasionally you meet someone that you instantly easily vibe with. This was one of those occasions. He’s an artist - he painted the jacket he’s wearing - and fellow gentleman of the #westvillage
. This has been a tough year for him with losing a few friends unexpectedly. After doing a couple rounds of photos he commented that he looked too stoic. However, if you look close, it’s all in the eyes.
Thanks for eating and crying, Rucker. It’s an honor to know you.
Next time you see a friend. Give them a hug. Because you never know…