I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work, the more I live. Life is no 'brief candle" to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for a moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
Saturday, June 02, 2007
Comment on our connectedness
This quote isn't really about meditation but it is about how utterly connected we are one to another. We would all do well to consider that our lives belong to the community: