True Success

“That man is successful who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much, who has gained the respect of the intelligent men and the love of children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who never lacked appreciation of earth’s beauty or failed to express it; who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had.”

 — Robert Louis Stevenson

I had a post written about success, but scrapped it when I realized that Mr. Stevenson said it much better.

Open hand

Today, let his words be your guide.

Whatever you choose to do, I hope you are successful.

Yesterday’s gift of time … Made a loan through Kiva to a man in Albania, helping him get the funds he needs to build a larger barn. Whether he builds a bigger barn or not, I hope he’s successful. 

About Eric Winger

Our perception of time is key to how we use our time. The most fundamental way to change that perception is to give our time. This opens us up to new opportunities and ideas from which we can build to really make a difference. ... Yes, we *do* have time to make a difference!
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