“You could leave life right now…”

A Year in the Death 1/3/21

The back side of the Memento Mori coin I carry with me at all times.

In I discussed the front side of the Memento Mori coin I carry as a daily reminder of my mortality. (If you haven’t read that short essay, Memento Mori means “Remember you will die.”) Today, I’ll introduce you to the other side.

“You could leave life right now…” is the first half of a well-known quote by one of the greatest Roman…