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Thoughts and Reflections upon Reading My 1000th Book

Several years ago, a friend who studies Eastern philosophy shared a parable about a monk who, after their death, awoke in a room covered wall-to-wall, floor to ceiling, with books. The monk went to a corner, reached to the top shelf, grabbed the first book, and opened to the first page. The monk sat with the book and upon finishing the last page, they returned the book to its place and grabbed the next one on the shelf. The monk continued until they had read all the books in the room. Only then were they allowed to move on to their next life.

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How Discovering Your Purpose in Your 20s Is the Secret to a Lifetime of Happiness

Unless life has other plans for you, one day, your hair will start changing color (or start falling out). Soft lines, called crow’s feet, will radiate outward from the corners of your eyes. Your bones will begin to shrink, and your muscles will go stiff. Welcome to your golden years.

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