June 2015 archive

You may be the world

Today I’m thinking about this quote: “To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.” I found some difference in opinion as to who is responsible for this brilliance, so I’m just going to leave it here as “author unknown.”

This quote always reminds me of my role models for life, who are making the world a better place by leaving everyone around them with an extra spark of warmth and love. Somehow they accomplish this meaningful task with the simplicity of their presence. It’s a good reminder that each moment, each action can be something important, even if we don’t always see a result or how it connects to a bigger picture. I often ask myself, how can my work (and life) today affect someone in a positive way? When in doubt, maybe a smile or a hug, a listening ear, a little extra patience, a note of gratitude, a shared laugh, a small gift of art, spending time with family and friends. Who knows where all that love will end up.