Sidewalk Bends

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Reset Button

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reset buttonThere are some for whom death brings to an end to all of life as they know it, whether they viewed it as a glorious adventure, or an inconsequential endeavor. Some view it as the ushering in of a new phase of existence. The physical body is shed, and the spirit and soul are allowed to roam free without boundaries and shackles to tie them down. Others still, view death as one great reset button. With this life at an end, a new one is ready to be lived and the past a distant memory.

So which is it? Does it matter? Would you treat this life that you live now any differently? Would you live for the consequences of what may be to come, or would you live your life for what is now? Hedging bets against this life can only take one so far. For in assuming knowledge or anticipating what is to come, whether it is in death, or just a new day, we rob ourselves of a life we could enjoy right now. There is no guarantee that death, tomorrow, or even the next moment will bring something different than what can be achieved in this moment. Freedom for the soul and the spirit is in this moment. The reset button is in this moment. The new life is in this moment. What are you waiting for? Push it.


Written by Sidewalk Bends

February 3, 2011 at 5:56 pm

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  1. I love this analogy! Brilliant 🙂


    February 4, 2011 at 11:31 pm

    • Thanks. For some reason death has a been a common theme the last two days. I was seeing it everywhere.


      February 5, 2011 at 12:09 am

      • ah. very powerful. i’ve hardly seen the news but the vibe is pervasive… have a safe weekend!


        February 5, 2011 at 1:16 am

      • Not really the news, but just after I had posted the one called Eternal Soul I saw your quick post that mentioned death and then I was seeing it on some message boards I go to. Anyhoo, think I got to push my reset button. Have a good one.


        February 5, 2011 at 2:33 am

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