Episode 98: Carpe Punctum

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“Most of us have heard the saying “Carpe Diem”--Seize the day. A valuable reminder to live fully, but not a realistic idea, since you cannot seize the day. You can seize only the moment--this moment.

The quality of your moments produces the quality of your life. So, as thoughts come and go and the waves of mind rush on, Carpe punctum--Seize this moment. It deserves your full attention, for it will not pass your way again.” ~ Dan Millman from Everyday Enlightenment

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Carpe Punctum

“Most of us have heard the saying “Carpe Diem”--Seize the day. A valuable reminder to live fully, but not a realistic idea, since you cannot seize the day. You can seize only the moment--this moment.

The quality of your moments produces the quality of your life. So, as thoughts come and go and the waves of mind rush on, Carpe punctum--Seize this moment. It deserves your full attention, for it will not pass your way again.” ~ Dan Millman from Everyday Enlightenment

I love that. So much so that my passwords used to all be “punctum.” (Shhhhhh.... :)

Each moment dances by and gives us an opportunity to, as Abraham Maslow says, either step forward into growth or step back into safety. If we wanna fulfill that divine destiny of ours and live with consistent joy, we’ve gotta close the gap between what we’re capable of doing and what we’re actually doing.

We’ve gotta step forward into growth. Moment to moment to moment...

We’ve gotta Carpe punctum! So, get on that! Seize the moment! :)