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Tip the box . . .

August 04,2009
Talia's Blog
Talia Rivera

Talia Rivera is a 33-year-old mother of two. As Executive Director of Villages without Walls, she works with high-risk gang members in Boston. [Read more]

Life is full of the immeasurable. The wide spread of the sky and the ground that runs deeper than the roots of the largest trees. Yet some people purposely live lives confined to a box. Why? Why live in a box packed with millions of others? Everybody doing the same “what you’re supposed to do.” Go to school, go to college, meet your soul mate, graduate, get a job, get married, buy a home, have children. Not a bad life. But why only consider a life that others assume for you? Who said that coloring within the lines is the only, and right way, to color? Try tipping the box’s lid, and live life immeasurably so.