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5 Lessons on life from a boy on a staircase


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!

Elizabeth Scalia is Editor-at-Large at Aleteia and the award-winning author of Strange Gods, Unmasking the Idols in Everyday Life and Little Sins Mean a Lot: Kicking Our Bad Habits Before They Kick You. ​
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