Is that I realized I employ to the best of my ability the philosophy espoused in these quotes. Not to perfection. No, not by a long shot. But in my intentions this is how I choose to live. And that made me feel profoundly grateful. In this moment. Now. I am happy.
That I am sick is merely incidental. Illness does not stop the wondrous nature of being alive. And the endless capacity for us to choose every day to be in this life as it presents to us.