My friend Jake posted this a while back (I’m just now getting to it since he only told me where his blog was last night):

  1. Grab the nearest book.

  2. Open the book to page 123.

  3. Find the fifth sentence.

  4. Post the text of the sentence in your own bulletin…along with these instructions.

  5. Don’t search around and look for the “coolest” book you can find. Do what’s actually next to you.

So… here’s what I found:

My new mantra.

Yeah, that’s it. That’s the fifth sentence on the 123rd page of the book I’m currently reading, which is “Radiant Cool” by Dan Lloyd. It’s a murder mystery and an introduction to a theory of consciousness.