Today…There’s purpose!

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” -Nietzsche

Purpose produces the seeds of happiness. There’s nothing more dangerous than an idle mind, and in turn an idle way of life. Perhaps, the daily routine we often curse, is the fabric of what keeps us going.  It keeps us from shutting down.  I hear the stories all the time of people who lose their minds when they retire and miss that…purpose (of course many people do find new routines…but, what are the statistics behind being afflicted with Alzheimer’s while you have an 8-5. Probably less than for those who don’t and sit idly at home). And then there is the how. How do we live? How can we live? How do we get from point A to point B. Nietzsche was on to something.  The goal, causes us to think of the ways to achieve it, and in the end leaves us preoccupied with something. Having something is better than having nothing. The possibilities for life are then endless.

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