Exactly what I explained to my son this morning when he was complaining about being a safety patrol. I told him that things are not always about him and that it's about helping someone else. I let him know that being a safety patrol is a privilege denied to most and that he should have a positive outlook on it. :-)
...Being your admittedly imperfect self makes for a life that is worth sharing with others. No one is truly interested in perfection in the long-term because let's be honest: we all know that it's a lie. Champion your accidents and your insecurities. Make a mistake and tell about it. Your laughs and my laughs make us kindreds...
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