Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
To Kill A Mockingbird
If you have not read any books by Henri J.M. Nouwen, I suggest you begin with "Life of the Beloved" and then "Out of Solitude;" you will not want to stop.
What is my main task during my "little while"? I want to point to the signs ...
"Loving God, you fill all things with a fullness and hope that we can never comprehend. Thank you for leading us into a time where more of reality is being unveiled for us all to see ..."
"Being the Beloved constitutes the core truth of our existence." HJMN
"We are the Beloved. We are intimately loved long before our parents, teachers, spouses, children, and friends loved or wounded us. That's the truth of our lives."
I am as I am is I am.
"The wound is the place where the Light enters you." Rumi
"But if we begin to ascribe meaning to even the most commonplace moments, we can create a life saturated with an awareness of the Divine."
"... the most God-honoring, most Jesus-reflecting act is to err on the side of loving people." John Pavlovitz
What are we here for if not to love one another, otherwise we are just wasting valuable resources ...