To the class of 2000: Love is why you're here

Commencements don't take place just at graduation ceremonies. They're about beginning, and opportunities to begin never end. One such beginning for me happened before I graduated, when I went to a talk sponsored by the Christian Science organization at my university. The speaker said something that made a big impression on me: "At the end of the day, ask yourself what you've accomplished. If you can't say you've helped or healed someone, you haven't accomplished anything."

Healing is essentially about love.

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