What is the Meaning of Life?

Via on Apr 7, 2012
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Some nights are for this.

For reading e.e. cummings in the bath. For looking at the moon behind the clouds. For pondering the meaning of life. What’s it all for?

“we are for each other: then

laugh, leaning back in my arms

for life’s not a paragraph

and death i think is no parenthesis”

~ e.e. cummings

It’s for what we give to each other. It’s for what we share, not what we have. It’s for what connects us, not what divides. It’s for this second, not tomorrow or next week or month. It’s laughter and leaning into each other’s strength.

About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is the strongest girl in the world. She is the love child of a pirate and a roller derby queen. She hails from the second star to the right. Her love of words is boundless, but she knows that many of life’s best moments are completely untranslatable. When she is not writing, you may find her practicing yoga, devouring a book, playing with her children, planting dandelions, or dancing barefoot with her heart on her sleeve. She is madly in love with life and does not know how this story ends; she’s making it up as she goes. Kate is the owner and editor-in-chief of Be You Media Group. She also writes for The Huffington Post, elephant journal, The Good Men Project, The Green Divas, Yoganonymous, The Body Project, Project Eve, Thought Catalog and Soulseeds. She facilitates writing workshops and retreats throughout North America. Heart Medicine, Kate's book on writing, is now available on Amazon.com You can follow Kate on Facebook and Twitter


3 Responses to “What is the Meaning of Life?”

  1. Eric says:

    Beautiful. Thank you.
    "the things of the world agree to every
    minute of the year, every change in season or the weather, so
    that they can go on living…we too, are things of the world." ~Adam Zagajewski

  2. Buck Grzebien says:

    Hello,I had a question about starting up. I am a recent graduate and I’m working on starting a practice with a partner in the delta in Mississippi. I’m having some trouble brainstorming about ways to bring in income while working on applying for liscense and getting funding. I was thinking teaching-but are there other options to receive income duriing this start-up time?

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