If you were to sit down and list all the good things that are in your life right now, you’d probably run out of paper.
I know I would.
The difficulty is not in making the list. The difficulty is living the list.
We all enjoy multitudes of blessings in our lives. We all share in a universe of abundance. But we all live in a world where attainment is valued far more than appreciation. The same world that seems to value competition over contentment.
In our quest for attainment, often confused as a pursuit of happiness, we tend to forget one little thing:
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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
— Leo Buscaglia
We all have the ability, and I would argue the responsibility, to make our world a better place. Building better people builds that better world. Today you will have many opportunities to build better people by performing the simple compassionate acts of caring that are mentioned above.
Use your greatness to help others rediscover their own.
“The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.”
Gandhi understood that collectively we all have the capacity to change the world for the better.
Individually, you have the capacity to solve that which needs solving in your own life, and change your own world for the better.
It’s all part of the greatness that lies within you. Rediscover your greatness!
“If you and I will inspire the people with whom we come in contact to a realization of the hidden treasure they possess, we can do far more than change people. We can literally transform them.”
— Dale Carnegie
From the classic book “How to Win Friends and Influence People”. Published in 1936…still relevant today.