Lessons From The Moon
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Lessons From The Moon

Nobody said the moon was perfect.

Lessons From The Moon

The moon is a beautiful thing that asks for nothing in return for its elegance. It does not fear our eyes upon it, although it is covered with marks and scars left from battles lost with asteroids and comets, for these craters have become one of the many things which define it. It goes through phases much like we do, sometimes showing off it’s full face, shining brighter with each passing minute. Other times it shows nothing but darkness, choosing to not reveal all of it’s secrets and beauty quite yet. Each phase, while it brings change, does not alter its majesty. It is powerful enough to be left with full control of the tides, however does so with so much grace and beauty that we can do nothing but admire the waves with wonder as well. While the moon is the earth’s only natural satellite, it embraces the solitude, inviting those who dare to venture out into the unknown to gain true knowledge of it. It is a mystery, but one which is open to being understood. There is no wind to disturb its surface, forever leaving behind footprints of those who have chosen to approach it and remain if only for a while. It is said that any flags placed on its surface would most likely have been sun bleached white by this time, reminding us that the moon belongs to nobody.

Like the moon, we should have confidence in our beauty and elegance without reason. Our flaws are what make us who we are, no person or thing is made perfect. We are constantly going through changes in our lives; embrace them and do not fear what differences they may bring. When we are placed in a position of power, it is our duty to use this authority in a positive and productive way, remembering that a higher position does not remove the fact that you are human just like everybody else. When we have those few moments to ourselves we should embrace them. Do not reveal everything about yourself from a distance. Challenge others to work for your trust, but be kind and understanding towards those who do put forth the effort. Those who enter our lives make an impact on our lives, no matter how long they stay; learn from the lessons they have left you with. Each and every person is an individual, do not await someone who will complete you, instead look for someone who’s traits will compliment and better your own, and who is willing to let you better them.

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