The stars keep me sane. The knowledge that I am a mere speck in tbe Cosmos is oddly comforting. From childhood, I've always tried to be a part of the rat race, be the best, be right at the top of the tables. Perhaps it was a part of my personality; perhaps it was the conditioning of the society I grew up in.
As I slowly open my eyes to the sky at night, I begin to realize the futility of the race. The race is not to be the biggest, brightest star: it cant be. If you're the North Star, there will always be the sun. If you're the sun of your galaxy, there will always be another ball of fire, much bigger, much brighter in another galaxy. And so on...
The idea to me seems to be to just be there, bright as I can be, complementing other stars to make a fiery night sky, together. You shine in your own right, just as I do in mine.
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