Nothing lost, nothing safe (via DEAN BOWMAN)

I was really moved by this today–it’s a powerful reminder that life is just too short. After all, when I’m on my death bed, do I want to look back at my life and say, ‘hey, well…I didn’t do what I wanted to, but at least I was safe?’

When you think of it like that, makes you wanna run out and take the risk, doesn’t it?

There’s nothing safe in this world. Regardless of the decisions we make in life, there will always be difficulties for us to face and overcome. We rise. We fall. We succeed. We fail. We live. We die. But to truly live our lives to the fullest, we must try follow our passions. We must let our dreams be our guide – consequences be damned. For without our dreams we can never truly be happy. And what is life without happiness. And we will find oursel … Read More

via DEAN BOWMAN

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About kristipetersenschoonover

A ghost story writer who still sleeps with the lights on, Kristi Petersen Schoonover’s fiction has appeared in countless magazines and anthologies. She has received three Norman Mailer Writers Colony Residencies, is a co-editor for Read Short Fiction, and co-hosts the Dark Discussions Podcast. Her work Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole is a collection of ghost stories set in Disney Parks; her horror novel, Bad Apple, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She’s also a member of the New England Horror Writers Association. More info: www.kristipetersenschoonover.com

Posted on May 22, 2011, in Deep Thoughts & Fun Stuff and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Thanks for sharing Kristi. You’re awesome!

  2. Yes thanks!! I am going to print it out and post on the fridge and also at work! Thanks for passing it on…..

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