Gratitude

I closed this year’s series of learning sessions by doing a review of things we are grateful for. As much as was possible for such faulty memories, everyone did their best to recount at least one thing they were grateful for per month of the past year. Some already struggled just reviewing November. By June, it was pretty hard for most to be specific in what they are grateful for.

How important is it to be grateful? There were times this year when we were so quick to bring down those who tried to shine a bit of light in the darkness of our world. For what is there to be happy about when humanity seems to be nearing its destruction?

Life appears to me right now as a dance between light and dark…with each dancer pouring meaning into the existence of the other. Both are equally important in completing the dance and perhaps only with great humility will we understand…

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