We have been conditioned to assume that life is all about accumulation, and success measured by what we own. We then stress about what we might lose rather than rejoice in how we might contribute.
These are Steve Jobs last words.
‘At this moment, lying on the bed, sick and remembering all my life, I realize that all my recognition and wealth that I have is meaningless in the face of imminent death…One can find material things, but there is one thing that cannot be found when it is lost – “LIFE”.
Giving, of oneself, of one’s time, of one’s gifts, is a wonderful way of living life and receiving the joy of our ‘humaneness’…