Thankful Thursday: Your tears

Your tears…

Tears of joy. Tears of heartbreak.

Tears show you are not apathetic. You are human.

Your tears represent the best and worst times you’ve had.

Be grateful for the emotions your tears brought forth.

 

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Peace Movement Monday

Imagine other cultures: Notice the workings of power & privilege in your culture… bring awareness to it… attempt to change this.

Thankful Thursday: Your ability to learn new things

The ability to learn new things means we have endless potential.

Choosing to Find Happiness in Every Moment

In the true fashion of most Western Millennials I’ve encountered, I’ve spent the better part of my life trying to live one full of meaning and happiness. From the deluge of posts on social media, I see us all calling out to one another, manically searching for this Holy Grail of Happiness. Like I imagine many of those in my generation, I have read my fair share of articles and books, attended many a promising lecture or sermon, and have even times futilely attempted to force an experience that was ‘meaningful’ and could ‘make me’ ‘truly happy’.

The days grow shorter.

The years go by faster.

In the blink of an eye, I am no longer an angsty teen nor a restless young adult.

I see society around me shift. I am now viewed as a full-fledged adult. Not just an adult, but a somewhat wise, responsible adult- worthy of teaching children and having a mortgage. I accept this new role apprehensively and continue on with my ridiculous search for happiness and the meaning of life; knowing I am not alone in this seemingly never ending quest.

 

The A-Ha Moment

So it came as a surprise that the most profound discovery on my quest thus far would come how or when it did.

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