Waiting to exhale
Room in New York, 1932 by Edward Hopper. Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln. Source <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Room-in-new-york-edward-hopper-1932.jpg" class="cg hg jd je jf jg" target="_blank" rel="noopener nofollow">Wikimedia Commons</a>.

Waiting to exhale

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Breathing is the most fundamental experience of being alive. Each breath we take is a reminder that our life is on loan. With each inhalation we are given a refreshing lungful of air but in its exhalation, we must let go of that very breath. We cannot hold on to it, and one day, we will let go of that breath for the last time.


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