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The difference that makes the difference

“Go where you want to go. Be what you want to be. I can’t really say why everybody wishes they were somewhere else. But in the end, the only steps that matter are the ones you take all by yourself.” -The Weepies, Can’t Go Back Now

The question is not, “How can I make a difference?

The question is, “How can I make a difference?

Rather than look for the latest technique on how to stand out, try being faithful to the questions, convictions, and interests that resonate with you.

“Do you”, even it you’re afraid you’ll be boring, obvious, and unremarkable.

The goal of life isn’t to be impressive. To borrow a phrase from Jean Houston: the purpose of our journey is to actualize “the possible human.”

The difference between an actual human being and a possible human being is the difference that makes the difference.

 

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