in short, we all matter far more than we typically have a clue about, and love is what is real. we tend to believe in what we can see and touch. we believe that the world, as it appears to be, is the real world. on the basis of my experience, i've come to believe that reality is both revealed and concealed by the world we see with our eyes, and that none of us are who we appear to be.
i watch oprah. and despite my overall eye-rolling attitude towards a recent episode, this thought from one of her guests has stuck with me.