Even amidst the challenges of 2020, we are given countless opportunities to choose — like the author of Sirach describes — between fire and water, life and death. These three choices help me find life and contribute to life in small but meaningful ways.
For all of us — students, young professionals, aspiring artists, members of families and communities, loyal friends, and more — time is a limited resource. Thoughtfully considering how we use the hours that we have been given, and maybe incorporating the wisdom of people who have gone before us, can impact the quality of our work, our satisfaction, and ultimately, our lives.
Believing that even a good thing can always be made better (should we frost those brownies? YES), I embrace these three rituals that take my reading to the next level of enjoyment, education and meaning.
Asking this question can help you examine your identity and feel the pleasure of gratitude as you reflect on the people, places and experiences that have molded you into the person who you are.