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- An impactful presentation made at Service on August 5, 2018

Boxes

    Humans as a species, like to keep things clear.  We like to put everything away into it's correct box.  We don't like it when something is out of place, we like to keep it neat.  When something new pops us and puts all of our previous work out of order, we tidy it all up, switch a few things around and then put it back on the shelf.  We organize, we categorize, we match and we solve.  Everything has its spot, its place, its box.  Everything, it seems, except every single thing we try to stuff into a box.

    For example, humans.  We like to think we all have a place in the world, a group we belong to, our space, our single purpose in life, our box.  But none of us fit in a box.  We are constantly changing, changing our figurative shapes and all the things that fill them, all the squiggles and dots and colours.  Because even though we like order and boxes, humans are messy, messy and changing and beautiful.  We aren't things that can be pinned down or shoved up onto a shelf for safe keeping.  Though people have tried, and continue to try to do exactly that.  But they will never succeed.  Because when humans are boxed we leak out the corners and soak out through the sides, just so we can spill back out into the sea of change.

    This is not saying we don't have groups that we fall into, labels we place on ourselves that stick.  Just that we never only have one, and that these groups and labels often change.  This fact should not deter you from finding ones you like, that you think fit, as long as you realize you are more than that.   You are so much more than a single label, because you are human.  Which means, like most other things, you are 'boxless', and wonderful because of it.

                                                                                                    Written by Cassie - Parishioner, Grade 10       

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