This WeekEpisode 32
No person is an island, neither in success or defeat, neither in tragedy or joy. We are inherently social animals, and peace should be a baseline of our existence, rather than a mere goal for which we strive. Therefore, we should not be passive.
Few things about life are truly constant. But, there is one thing in particular, which is a constant in not just lives of most human beings, but across the entire life of humanity itself. And, that one thing is change.
Christmas is here. Be thankful. Be present. Give until it hurts. Love the season. Be that idea. You need not limit yourself to any single tradition, to the distinction of any particular religion, nor to the strictures of any outwardly imposed ideal.
Once again, the leaves have changed, the weather has turned colder, and the season of celebration has arrived. Our current state of affairs shows us that individually living an ideal is only part of the story. There must be more.