I watched a little video reel this week that I just can’t get out of my head. It sent me down a path of reading more about Misogi, a Japanese practice, based in general on an annual purification/challenge that makes your year more fulfilling.
What initially grabbed me was the simple thought that I am now 56 years old, the average life expectancy is 78 and that means that I may only have 22 summers left.
I focus on summers because the majority of the things on my bucket list include outdoor activities. There isn’t enough time!
Is it bad to be in a panic and feel that I’m running out of time or is that a good thing? I think I’d rather worry about time running out then being complacent only to find one day that it’s all gone.
Am I being greedy, selfish and or unrealistic thinking I can do and see all these things I want to? If I am, is that such a bad thing? I am pretty sure I would rather fail trying than to give up.
Money is the biggest obstacle I have to overcome. For me, there is only one “materialistic” item on my bucket list and that is the Harley and the only reason it’s on there is for the trip to Sturgis. Other than that, it’s more about just being able to cover my bills while I’m out enjoying myself. Which, sidenote, I need to work even harder at having no bills 🙂
I know this is a little all over the place and questionable as a tip of the week but I felt compelled to share it and hope to have more discussions about it. If you want to talk about it, just contact me.
I am always noodling something and my head is continuously filled with multiple situations like this. Thank you for letting me share and talk to you soon.