Discomfort awakens the wonder within us.
Busy has become a modern-day dick-measuring contest. Everyone is trying to one-up each other with tales of all the crap they have going on in their lives. Who’s busier? Whose life is crazier? Who has more problems?
We all know those people–the ones who somehow are able to accomplish whatever they set their minds to, effortlessly overcoming the obstacles that would send most folks directly to the comforts of their couch in commiseration.
With the state of the world in such turmoil and with the near future looking incredibly bleak, how can you find joy?
They showed us that Burmese hospitality was not to be messed with. Mel Soe Soe and her family were offering us the gift of being welcomed, and all we needed to do was to receive.
More often than not, we are buying feelings, not things.