I know some people (you know, the seemingly superhuman ones) who probably eat motivation for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They snack on it as well. I can learn much by observing their habits but also have much to lose by comparing myself to them.
Regardless of the angle with which you come at it, Christmas is an opportunity for us to look inside and ask ourselves what kind of people we are? Are we using our privilege, our power, our authority and our wealth to prop ourselves up and pull others down or are we using those things, no matter how much or how little of it we think we have, to love the other and make a difference around us? To do the latter is not weakness. It is true power.
There are things we know, there are things we believe and then there are things we question or doubt. Rather than creating a divide between knowing and believing, we will find that our curiosity and desire for understanding will benefit and grow most when we let them dance together. It is normal to constantly be […]