difference between great people and everyone else is that great people
create their lives actively, while others are created by their
lives, passively waiting to see where life takes them next. The
difference between the two is the difference between living fully and
make a lot of difference to go out and reach out with other
people. Life gives us many opportunities to make others feel better.
Someday when we feel low, someone
might reach out to us and make us feel better. Here's a beautiful essay
inspired by the writings of Ron Dultz, may he rest in peace.
Come out from your homes, workplaces, schools,
families and relationships, and explore the minds and hearts of the
people who live in your neighborhood, and beyond it.
Your privacy is important, as are your existing ties
to family and friends; but it is equally important for each of us to
engage in an ever-expanding friendliness, to participate in
meaningful social exchanges with people everywhere, and to discover
as many people as possible with whom we can connect in a meaningful
and inspiring way.
The effort to reach out and establish legitimate
bonds with people who are not in our established circle of friends
and loved ones beautifies the world and makes it a more productive,
wholesome and safer place in which to live.
We humans were meant to be free spirits; and, as the
bird flies freely from tree to tree and the butterfly from flower to
flower, we were meant to rejoice in seeking out and finding good
hearts, fine minds and soaring spirits: this is the social destiny
To deny or oppose this, our destiny, is to entrap the
heart, limit the mind and cheat the soul.
you can't be a pencil to write anyone's happiness, try at least to be a
nice rubber to erase everyone's sorrows....