Death is a release, birth a calamity and “I am the body” a fundamentally wrong idea.
Life has been purposefully designed to confound our assumptions and contradict our expectations.
At some point we let slip the absurd conceit that we’re in control of what happens. We are not in control. We’re like leaves being driven across the sky by a mighty wind.
Beginnings are easy. Not so, endings. Every ending is a seminar on surrender.
Apple founder Steve Jobs’s last six words: “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.”