By Chris Dunmire
I was inspired to write this piece after reading the opening quote by Wilfred T. Grenfell who said that “Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile.” I am ever amazed at the simplicity of such wisdom spoken in so few words, but with meaning so vast and life-changing for each of us if we just pay attention.
As I grow older and move through more layers of life, I become more aware of the many masks and veneers we use and hide behind, sometimes out of fear and ignorance, and sometimes out of choice. I have treaded many years on their edges, often believing — even unconsciously — that “ease, riches, and the praise of men” were the ultimate marks of a life well-lived and necessary seed to acceptance of self and valuing one’s own worth and contributions. More »
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