The Jar of Life: First things First

Exactly my feelings on life and told in a fun way.

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When life overwhelms us, when our mind is a whirlwind of thoughts and we are afraid to go under, it is important to refocus on what is truly important and dear to us. The story of the โ€œJar of Lifeโ€ tells us that even if our life feels full, there is always room for an evening with friends or family.

Why stories are important
When life gets tough a simple, well told story or metaphor can help us look at a situation with new eyes. The distilled essence how a character in a story copes with the challenges of life can teach us an important lesson. For a short moment a story helps to quiet our mind, which allows us to take a deep breath and regain some serenity. In this sense a good, powerful story can act as a wise, compassionate guide.

I hope you enjoy the story ofโ€ฆ

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One thought on “The Jar of Life: First things First

  1. Yes, a wonderful metaphor for the right kind of prioritization…. perhaps even a worthy extension of that other famous one called the “The Parable of the Mexican Fisherman”…

    Thanks.

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