Impermanence

beach1I’ve been thinking a lot lately about permanence.  More specifically, I’ve been thinking about the lack of permanence.  Each day, most of us drive alone in an automobile big enough for five adults to an office where we work all day, drive back to our homes filled with personal belongings–only to repeat the next day… and the next…

We view our jobs as permanent employment.  Our homes as permanent housing.  The existence of all of our material posessions as permanent.  We view relationships with the people that we love the most as permanent.  But permanence is an illusion. Continue reading