Are You Living or Dying?
If we really want to live, we’d better start at once to try;If we don’t, it doesn’t really matter, but we’d better start to die.
W. H. Auden
These lines by Auden powerfully capture a profound choice – the choice between now and never, between engagement and disengagement, between living and dying.
Auden's sense of living is more than just biology, it's not something that happens automatically. In fact, everything (think resistance) plots to kill it. If we don't take charge of its creation, our life will be controlled by other people and forces. We should not expect anyone to make the choice for us, we must choose to live ourselves. It may be the most important choice we ever make.
Choose to live today to fullest, without wasting your potential, your uniqueness, and the difference you can make. Are you going to live or die today?
Live the journey!