The meaning of life has probably been debated since the beginnings of language itself. It’s clear that an absolute answer isn’t going to be found any time soon. But that isn’t to say that we have to live a life devoid of meaning. The meaning of life might always be in question. But meaning in our individual life is something else entirely. It’s still a difficult question to answer. But in many ways the journey to answer the question will provide a great deal of what we’re looking for.
This is one of the fundamental points of meditation. People often assume it’s something done behind closed doors or on far off mountain peaks. But the end intent of meditation is a union between our inner and outer lives. It’s part of that larger search for meaning that we’ve touched upon. And ultimately it involves a continual form of mindfulness… Read the rest