Today is a national day of remembrance; a day attached with gratitude to those who have served our nation to protect and create the freedoms which makes every Australian extremely fortunate.
Over the past six months I have gone through one of the most juxtaposed transitions ever, and I have thought a lot about my place in the world. I've looked for ways to make an impact, excel my ambitions through taking action and I have sought to draw my attention to the people and things that matter the most.
More recently I have thought about life in general - our individualistic role and various responsibilities in this vivid world. I've questioned myself time and again about whether or not I want to die with a legacy or not, and the answer is yes. I want to die knowing that the impacts I made in my life were substantial to the people who mattered the most when I was alive, and after I perish. Truthfully, we are often tied up with the most ridiculous of realities, e.g. our upload is taking 0.9 seconds longer; our car won't start the same way; the coffee isn't the right colour etc.
It is time that we let go from the small insecurities and embrace the large opportunities, in the hands of our conscience and vision.
This may seem largely subjective, so this is what I want you to ask yourself: Do I want to be remembered? If yes, why, and what for?
Far too often the small strokes get in the way of the big picture, and it comes down to whether you want to be hung in the Louvre or 'for sale' on Ebay by your next of kin.
I urge you to question yourself, ask some of those 'big' and 'scary' questions because you might as well live in purpose instead of die in regret.
Have a great weekend. We will remember them.