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Oct 12, 2023Liked by Clintavo

Of course, the question is, what is a wasted day? There was a time when the value of a day, for me, hinged on my productivity. Did I get everything done? But things are different now. Today I sipped coffee in my back yard, listened to birdsong, enjoyed the breeze, and read from cover the cover a book about Carthusian monks. No grand gym workouts, no new essays written, or the start of a novel I’m thinking about writing. Today has been one of rest, reading, and reflection. I accomplished very little, and I accomplished a great deal (if we agree that rest, reading, and reflection are important). Thanks for another thoughtful post, Clint.

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Oct 13, 2023Liked by Clintavo

This is very Tao. It is also, for me, the finest piece of your writing that I’ve read. Thank you.

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Wonderful…

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Wonderful! I love it and so often do think each morning how lucky I am and should plan for the joyfulness of this day. Life is good. That statement doesn't mean I have had no bad days... we all do. But I try to forget it and let it be, only concerning myself with what I can make of the next few hours.

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Oct 12, 2023Liked by Clintavo

Beautiful, soulful and just what what i need today as my 99 year old painter friend is weary and not wanting to get out of his bed today.

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