Why Limit Yourself?

Why limit yourself with the notion
that your life must go well — meet
your desires and expectations — for
you to be able to be content?
Life is a series of moments.
Some please.
Others disappoint.
Such is the nature of time-bound,
space-bound form.
Simply the peaks and crests of duality.
Every up is followed by its down…
so why hold on to or push away
any of it?
What will come will come.
Whatever will be, let be.

This is one of the “notes” in my book, Notes to Self: Meditations on Being