one of us is:
one of a kind
work in progress
all of us are imperfect. Each of us has our unique blend of
pluses and minuses.
your work last week, you may have discovered some things about
yourself that surprised and/or pleasantly pleased you. You
also may have a clearer appreciation of your pluses and minuses.
Hopefully, you have a better understanding of what makes you
striving to be the best that you can be is an admirable and
even healthy goal, striving for perfection is a vain and futile
effort. The best that you can hope for is that you learn to
appreciate your uniqueness and work to become the best “you” that
you can be.
are something new in this world. Never before, since the
beginning of time, has there ever been anybody exactly like
you; and never again throughout all the ages to come will
there ever be anybody exactly like you again.” – Dale
Douglas Malloch, wrote:
you can’t be a pine on the top of the hill,
Be a scrub in the valley–but be
The Best little scrub by the side of the rill;
Be a bush, if you can’t be a tree.
you can’t be a bush, be a bit of the grass,
And some highway happier make;
If you can’t be a muskie, then just be
But the liveliest bass in the lake!
can’t all be captains, we’ve got to be crew,
There’s something for all of us here.
There’s big work to do and there’s
lesser to do
And the task we must do is the near.
you can’t be a highway, then just be a trail,
If you can’t be the sun, be a star;
It isn’t by size that you win or you
Be the best of whatever you are!
your uniqueness is an important step towards living a happy
and contented life. The next step is living out of your uniqueness.
matter what happens, always be yourself.” – Dale
week: Be you. Live you! Be the best “you” that
you can be. See how that fits. See how that feels.
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