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Why so serious?

This morning, a common phrase came to mind: “Don’t take life too seriously.”

I thought about it for a bit and found that I don’t agree with that statement. My conclusions after pondering over it a bit are as follows:

1. Take life seriously

Life is serious business indeed. We are constantly planting seeds in our thoughts, words, and actions that yield fruit that we have to consume, good or bad. We are constantly making choices and, as the cliché goes, our choices then make us. In other words, we have to face the consequences of our choices. Does any of this sound like fun and games to you? Read more →