As we celebrate the fall of the Berlin wall, Nov. 9, 1989, there are many who also remember Kristallnacht November 9, 1938. Like illuminating book ends, together they expose for us the dualities of human society; hope and despair, compassion and barbarity, creation and destruction.
The choices are ours to make, on grand national levels and on small personal ones. In many ways it is these intimate, daily and hourly choices that have the greatest impact. The choices we make in how we treat the souls who graces our lives daily, they are the stepping stones in the paths we follow through our lives.
The question we must ask ourselves, often, is "which way does my path lead?"