Volunteering as the overnight host, I spent a very long, sleepless night at the Good Neighbor Center followed by a very brief, insightful moment.
Last night at the Good Neighbor Center there was,
After all that, as I lay flopping on the couch, sleep deprived, and irritated, I read this quote posted on the wall.
“There is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps, for the rest of our lives we will be unwilling to settle for less.”
– Kurt Hahn
In that moment I realized that Mr. Hahn was speaking to me. I could do better.
I did. The irritability (mostly) went away.
We do not have to settle for anything less than being the best person we can be … right now.