Today I’d like to talk about a topic that has been bothering me since the Black Friday commercials first aired on our televisions. Itaffectsusallasartists, writers,and individual thinkers. Over the past few days, I’ve realized two things.
One, it’s extremely difficulttokeep a humble heart during thistimeof year: thetimeofgifts, sales, expensiveobjects, andcorruptbargains. Howdoesanartist, awriter, keephimself groundedduringsomuchchaos? Throughout atimeofstrongjealousyandshallow competition, how does one keep his spirituality?
Two, the conflict between spirituality and materialism eventually becomes an intense internal battle in all of us. Unfortunately, in many people, materialism triumphs over spirituality. WhenIwalkedintothemall this morningwithmysister, Ilegitimatelyfelt
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