This was a cool (and short) article in last week's New York Times Magazine. It was written by a guy struggling with health problems and multiple major surgeries. I liked the emphasis it places on living in and appreciating the present moment.
"Maybe life is not a lesson, or maybe I am a bad student, but I knew nothing but how sweet it is to catch an unexpected breeze."
Lives: Sudden Death, or Breeze (Michael Downing)