My Life’s Work: “Necessary.”

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Recently a question was proposed to me, which left me deeply pondering for a few days. The question was, “What value do you believe you offer the world?” I took my time (for the first time in a long while) to respond to such a great question! This is my response:

What value do you believe you offer the world?

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I find it a great privilege to sit and delve into the life experience of my neighbor, a person too with a beating heart and blood running through their veins — a person attempting to find balance on a rope in a world of darkness at times.

There’s a nostalgia I feel when observing their recall and reflection of their journey. A conversation about a person’s life is permission, access to their beautiful complexity. It is here, within this brief moment in time, where I experience a deep bond between another person sharing the same space, revealing our vulnerabilities, sharing our lessons, exploring the meaning of our existence. Making another person feel necessary is my life’s contribution.

Empathy and Compassion | Experience Creator | Writer | Documentary Photographer jeremysbox.com

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