Aleteia logoAleteia logoAleteia
Saturday 25 June |
Saint of the Day: St. Francesco Đo Minh Chieu
Aleteia logo

5 Lessons on life from a boy on a staircase

Wonderchild collage

Elizabeth Scalia - published on 09/12/17

Watch this video and it will put a great deal into perspective.

  1. Hard work has value, even if the payoff seems slight.
  2. Every life matters, and we’re all entitled to the life we have.
  3. Even more important than “doing” is being. What we can “do” matters less, in the end, than how we manage “being.”
  4. The fact that someone loves us reflects our intrinsic loveability. Since God loves us all, beyond our understanding, we are loveable. You are loveable, and so am I.
  5. Man, look at that smile!

Support Aleteia!

Enjoying your time on Aleteia?

Articles like these are sponsored free for every Catholic through the support of generous readers just like you.

Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 20 million unique users per month!

Help us continue to bring the Gospel to people everywhere through uplifting and transformative Catholic news, stories, spirituality, and more.

Support Aleteia with a gift today!

jour1_V2.gif
Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Entrust your prayer intentions to our network of monasteries


Top 10
See More