Some people, apparently, want to please everyone – trying to be all things to all people – and I don’t for a moment doubt their zeal, their sincerity. I’m not wired that way. I’ll not likely ever be recognized for great deeds or grandiose gestures. Most of us won’t. Be we Pollyanna types or fitting some image painted for us (parents/teachers/philosophy), in the end, only two people get helped by any selfless act.
We help someone.
We help ourselves – we see reflection of who we can be, how we can help – experience how that feels.
We can’t help everyone. Nobody can. But we can help someone.
Don’t take on too much – just help one, which is really helping two.
I get you on this one.. we basically want someone in our life but do not want to change our life the way it is...what to do what to do ?? Not possible maybe ......as we get older we get so set in our ways that life becomes habit...are we scare to change or just maybe happy the way we are and do not realize it? Who knows?, DB, High River, AB
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