A community’s identity and sense of belonging is formalised in ceremony. For example, each Christian sect has various rites and rituals which immerses all of its members on the path.

And it is the same with each and every nation: Christmas, Thanksgiving, Football, Baseball, Apple Pie, the Fourth of July, are all templates of American life.

Likewise, a human being’s sense of identity and belonging is formalised in the ceremony of his or her everyday life – which usually consists of the following: work, rest, leisure, travel.

Maybe it is worth having a ceremony to something greater. To life!

© Phillip A. Klein March 2008

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