beautiful is our uniqueness! How wonderful are the
completely individual and unique gifts that we can give to
this world of ours and the people and other creatures in
it! One of the most amazing advantages of our
current world is the way that we all have opportunities
for giving to the world, in many different ways, via any
of a multitude of different routes. Had I been born
even 100 years ago, I would not have had nearly as many
chances for contributing to this world as I do now--my
world would have consisted of a small home on a small plot
of land or in a large city, and I probably would have
stayed completely anonymous to all but my own little
we all have a chance to contribute to the world.
Today we have many chances to use the gifts and talents
that we have to make a difference in the lives of others,
often in the lives of complete strangers. Today more
people than ever have access to education and training
that can help them to reach goals that never would have
been possible yesteryear, and these are truths that could
and should have a profound impact upon our lives.
longer do people need to live vicariously through the
child, the brother, the sister, or even the friend down
the street who "beats the odds" and becomes a
doctor or lawyer or athlete or entertainer.
are a very beautiful, completely unique creature who has
amazing potential to help others and to contribute to the
world. You are--this is simply the truth.
what are you going to do about that?