We have chances to be brave or cowardly, forgiving or vengeful, cruel or kind, constructive or destructive, foolish or wise. The choices we make and how we engage with people shape our own existences and change the world around us. Every life is like a little pebble thrown into water. The event of that life transmits in an ever widening ripple. If you treat me like a friend when we meet, I will be in a great mood and much more likely to treat the next person I meet like a friend, too. Pretty soon people neither of us ever met and may never meet in this lifetime are experiencing a positive chain reaction that you set it in motion. That is what life is- what we all make of it. Personally, I believe what we do here in this realm also touches eternity.