There are certain things monks do as they begin the day.
You might imagine the first one wouldn’t exactly be the first thing on one’s agenda.
Get centered and reflect on death.
Whoa. Okay. Hmmm.
But when you reflect on death, you can’t help but reflect on the preciousness of life and how fortunate you are to be alive this day!
The next one might seem like nothing special, and it isn’t. But that’s what makes it noteworthy.