Life’s Greatest Accomplishment Is In Living

November 13, 2010 by  
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One of my closest friends is a man in his mid-70s.  We met about ten years ago in New York City.  He had produced a few films and I was looking for financing for a picture I wanted to make.  We ended up working together and still are very good friends.

A few months ago, while visiting me in LA, my friend said if there was something he regretted very much not having known while younger:  he was referring to the undue pressure he had put on himself to “be” and to do were just that; undue.  He wasn’t talking about working to provide for himself, wife and daughter.  He was talking about our compulsiveness to occupy every second of our lives with something to do as well as our eternal fight to prove to others and ourselves that we are indeed important.

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