which come with hardly any
rules and no purpose, is the
- of course I'm talking about the real dealgame
of Life, not the Hasbro board
version. Yes there are a smattering of
rules for the
lights / go on green ones, travel with a valid passport, don't overdraw
your checking account, put enough stamps on the envelope - you know,
that sort of thing. But as for its overall purpose, you have to
construe your own, given the
of Life doesn't come with a
may have said).
of construing the purpose of the
of Life, is it's to win. Winning the
of Life, is a purpose which is derived (so to
from our instinct ie from our innate
to survive. Implicit in this winning / surviving derived purpose, is
when we win, someone or something else has to lose. So by construing
the purpose of the
of Life this way, we've sown the seeds for the unworkable
"you or me
may have said).
of saying this is: the construed purpose of the
of Life is to
And for the most part, we each define our own yardstick for our own
success. The thing is this construing is likely to
all of us.
so? (and well may you
when we define what success will be for ourselves, we're
also subtly defining ourselves as not yet successful. Gee!
I hope you get that. It's very
ie it's very subtle. It's pernicious.
So I assert what's more profound than construing the purpose of the
of Life to be winning / success, is construing it to be
living life in the state of being
- which is to say living life coming from already beingcomplete.
To live life coming from already being
you have to bring your own already
to everything you do.