What Adds Up to a Life?

“Begin at once to live,

and count each separate day as a separate life.”

– Lucius Annaeus Seneca –

I often find bits of wisdom tucked away in novels. Recently I was reading the novel Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan and found this: “She had made a choice and then she had made another and another after that. Taken together, the small choices anyone made added up to a life.”

May you choose peace daily. Nurture  it, cultivate loving-kindness, carry the calm, and that will be your life.

Nature of the week – poplar leaf after a rainstorm:

Shadow of the Week – a tree shadow spills into the street:

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