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Sunset [Jun. 15th, 2012|07:59 am]
Aaron Wissner
The sun sets,
The day fades,
The birds chirp,
The tires spin,
The cool spills,
The lights burn,
Summertime is here again.

Here we are. Right here. Right now. And not too far from here, there is someone else. How far must we go to find them.

How far to...
a person crying?
a person dying?
a person starving?
a person bleeding?
a family breaking?
a community aching?
a world shaking?

Sometimes, we think to ourselves, what should I do?

What should I do with my life?
What should I do tomorrow?
What should I do anytime?

There is no should.

Instead of "what should I do?", instead ask, "what will I do?"

What will you do with your life?
What will you do tomorrow?
What will you do anytime?

This is a choice. We decide what we will do, with a degree of freedom, which varies from person to person. While one person may be able to do many things, others may be very limited, so much that they may not even be able to move, or not even able to connect with others.


Seize the day.
Live life.
Imagine the possibilities, and then fly.