In the morning, I will remember

Creating a monument is a matter of taste and values and the means to get it made.  Once you monumentalise a person, a place, or thing, you run the risk of worship.*
(Terry Tempest Williams)

I have so much to remember.  It comes with modern living.  And it means I forget so much.

I hope that I remember the important things and forget the unimportant.  In a way that’s living, unfolding, vibrant.

The danger of remembering in a fixed or monumental way is that we leave out or forget the most salient and critical elements, even leaving in the ‘half-truths and, in many cases, lies.’*

It’s no way to live.

(*From Terry Tempest Williams’ The Hour of Land.)

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