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Escaping the Darkness

Life wasn't always the way it is now. I'd like to debunk the myth that I'm living in some glorious state of bliss. Am I happy? Yes, without a doubt. Have I always been happy? Not even close. I've had some fairly dark times in my life (I think we all have) and there were also some days that I felt like I was breaking under the crush of the endless waves of guilt, loneliness, dread, questions and sadness. I'd be lying if I said I didn't consider calling it a life.

Lift up your neighbors

Even if you don't believe in God I believe that we are all called to help our fellow neighbor in their times of need. The term "I'd give you the shirt off my back" is a great testament to this thought. How many of us actually live by that notion? How many of us say to someone "whatever you need let me know" and don't actually mean it? So if you don't mean it are you just stroking your ego to feel good about yourself or feel like you said the right thing?