The path we choose in life does not necessarily define our character. There is always more to us than the things we do. More importantly, there is far more beauty in each of us than what we or others perceive.
Neither do our needs fully define us. We will always have to strike a balance between our own personal needs and the needs of others.
However, the things we do in life when the path we are on clashes with the needs of self or others will ABSOLUTELY define us!
We all have a choice to fill this void with understanding, kindness, and love. The most important step we can take is to understand, be kind, and love ourselves in order to offer the same to others.
© Gregory Masiello, 2017