Why is it that we desire giving ourselves so much 'work'? That's the catch right there. To us, this amount of daily care is far from carrying a negative connotation like 'work'. It's our passion. Spring is heavily pronounced as the season for new life, and we look forward to this moment returning every year. These projects of ours will hopefully continue to grow and provide educational experiences and nourishment to ourselves and the community at large. These projects teach us the meaning of responsibility and our capacity to look after interests beyond our own. We care for and steward these precious lives and in return they nurture us just as deeply.
The Dalai Lama purports the meaning of life to be held within one's capacity to help others, to contribute to their happiness. His philosophy is admirable and inspiring, and something to strive for everyday. This thought will carry with me through the busy months ahead, as we continue to cultivate the happiness of the many lives in our care.