The last couple of months have been the most reflective for me when it comes to life and death. No I’m contemplating suicide or anything like that. I’ve had 3 classmates to pass away. The first two within days of each other and the most recent this past week. Each either didn’t make it to 40 or barely did.
And then today as I drove to work, I sat at a traffic light for what seemed like forever. It wasn’t an accident or construction, it was due to a lengthy funeral procession. I wasn’t annoyed by the delay, just in awe. There had to be at least 100-150 cars in the procession, with most having at least 2-3 people. To me that’s a lot of love and respect being shown. Whoever the individual was, they mattered and this made me stop to reflect on my life, legacy, and relationships. Would there be a similar experience when I’m gone or will I be a temporary memory? What difference have I made in this world or with others? Have I really accomplished my goals? Continue reading “Is That a Reflection I See???”