Thoughts and metaphysical musings...

On...finding meaning through service

What does it mean to serve? When we hear the word service, we often think of charity work, volunteering, or making great sacrifices. For Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose life we celebrated last week, it translated to devoting himself to a cause he believed in so strongly that it became the calling and purpose of his entire life and he ultimately gave that life for. Dr. King himself said that everyone has a call to greatness--not fame, but Greatness, that can be found through service. If we were to compare our efforts to his, we might easily come up short; but perhaps if we didn’t measure our own efforts by such a standard, instead using his as an example, we might feel inspired to offer ou