The very definition of being useful, means something is being used. Every moment can be used as means to an end or it can be a delight, bringing fullness and richness to Your very being.
Life can be that way, if we remember to live it closely. Intimately watching our every pore, every slight change in our emotional life or a thought that pops up seemingly from nowhere.
This can be life. Serious playfulness embraced by the solid foundation You have hopefully built for it to last.
As I have learned this requires deep commitment, immense ability of letting go and the willingness to listen. Listening to Yourself, others and the world around You. Then life can turn into peaceful meditation. Until You have to see other people again. At least You have until then, so take Your time…