THERE’S something to be said for taking the road less travelled, if only in small ways,
A US study a few years ago found that people who regularly kick off their shoes under their tables or desks live about three years longer than those who don’t.
Monks of all varieties often go barefoot. Some say it makes them more aware of the earth and of the holiness around them.
One sociology study concluded that the seven billion or so people on the planet fall into two general categories.
In one category are those who see life as a perplexing game and just cope with it. The others know that human beings best experience life through some faith.
If we see ourselves empowered by the divinity that is around us, we will know that nothing can stand in our way. We don’t have to be perfect or pretty or rich to be loved.
Soren Kirkegaard said: “If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of what might be, for the eye which, forever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never. And what wine is so sparkling, what so fragrant, what so intoxicating as what is possible?’’