Grace and Goodness

September 19, 2014 3:20 PM

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Grace and Goodness

I've been thinking a lot of about how we all treat each other, and to be honest, it makes me sad. We've developed this notion that only we can take care of ourselves, that it's all some competition, some fight to get ahead -- for more money, more power, more bragging-rights. But we've got it all wrong. Sure, those things will bring you a certain amount of pleasure, but what about the simple joys that make us human -- and wonderfully so? Maybe it's just me, but I'm interested less and less in what flashy stories people tell. I'm happy for you, your fancy car, your big house, your status handbag, your Rolex, whatever, but I worry about your heart. And I worry about mine too. We're all so busy, consumed by the frenzy of our lives that I worry about our ability to reboot, replenish, connect and really care.

It's cliché, I know, but there really has to be something to the fact that as humans, we have the ability to communicate with each other, to understand each other and help heal each other. It's a dirty little secret we only discuss with ourselves in the middle of the night, but we all feel a little ...

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