Alas For the Daisies: On Impermanence

Led by Rev. Joy Atkinson.
The season is changing, some of the leaves are turning bright colors, and summer vegetation is dying back . Nothing lasts forever in this universe. Changes, little and big deaths and losses, are inevitable facts of life. And yet, as the poet Wallace Stevens wrote, “death is the mother of beauty.” What would we really bother to do if we had an infinite amount of time to do it in? How can we cope with, and even learn to treasure, the changes and losses in our lives, and the stark fact of our own mortality?
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