one step from oblivion

You live one step from oblivion. … Your only security is to embrace insecurity. – Andrew Boyd, Daily Afflictions

I find this somehow comforting. All the crazy things I worry about and try to control – whether people are kind, the dog hair on the carpet, the books I haven’t read and should – are inconsequential from this perspective. It’s more like, just hang on and enjoy the ride.

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