It’s time to answer the questions I’ve been thinking about for quite awhile: What if reincarnation is real and when you come back you have to answer for the life you’ve led today? How do you pay for those things you’ve purchased today? How do you atone for those things you’ve allowed to occur in this world?
The way our culture is, we tend to live life the way we want, now, and then expect to pay for it tomorrow, or by someone else. For us, though, tomorrow never comes. Our debt is not paid by us, but by those that follow us. Some say our debt is forgiven. Is it?
I’ve been thinking long and hard about where I should raise my children. The seashore sounds great, but I’m not much of a water guy. They might be when they get older, but right now I don’t think they would get much benefit from it. I know I won’t.
How about the desert? Now there’s someplace I could get into. But, suppose they don’t like it. What then? It will be several years before they can have any say in the matter, and maybe by then they will see things the way I do.
I know. The mountains. I’ll bet they would like that. Too many trees for me, though. And then there are the bears. Maybe my children will want to climb trees and chase bears. I think they’ll have to wait until they’re adults to tackle those things, because they’re not getting a chance at bear chasing on my watch. Continue reading
As usual, I had a little trouble sleeping last night, and when I got up I had a thought in mind that I’d like to share. Actually, it was a question I’d like an answer to.
Each month, as I shell out money for my health insurance I wonder what the hell am I paying for. I visit a medical professional once a year just so he can tell me that I need to take better care of myself. I let a young lady draw blood from me just so that she can pass along information to the aforementioned medical professional so that he’s got proof that I need to take care of myself. Year after year, he keeps telling me something I already know. I politely listen to him and then go home and continue to live the way I’ve been living for many years. It seems to have done me okay so far. Continue reading