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Little Drops of Water

“Life is not important, except in the impact it has on other lives,”

-Jackie Robinson.

Just as a minuscule drop of water falling into a pond creates   a ripple that expands out until we can no longer see it; so do our lives  in the  oceanic universe. You may not be able to see how far reaching your actions are, but  for every action there is a reaction. That being said, if your action is one of kindness, then the reaction you receive will be  equally kind!  It also serves to  note, that people  remember  acts of grandeur no matter how small. One such act was made by a dog  named Hachiko in the 1930s  for His owner  Hidesaburo Ueno. This tiny soul waited for nine  years(that’s 3,285 days of His life) for  His  owner to return home from work. Today, a small bronze statue stands in remembrance of this story outside of the busy train station where this dog left  so much of  His love behind.  How many people per day scurry past this unassuming  statue without ever knowing the  enormity of the story behind it? How many people or places have you scurried by without ever knowing their significance?   Furthermore, how many people have not acknowledged your  significance? Do you reckon, that if we could all slow down enough to actually see these things, Life would become more meaningful? Or perhaps, recognizing these things to be true, we’d   discover increased value for and endeavor to create a better Life? One, that does not revolve on what we can get, but rather give.  No matter how much I have  supposedly given away, it has come back to me ten fold! A little known universal secret is that nothing you give away is ever truly lost. In fact, if you give with a heart of joy and gratitude you’re more likely to get it back and then some.  Our society is entirely too focused on what we can get, or we get to keep.  However, I have personally observed and experienced the opposite to be true.  I have no qualms about “giving  away,” money I don’t have, or extra time to volunteer; because it always comes back to me. If you don’t know already my Life  itself was given back to me, and in many ways I’m living a second life! Rather than dying from a massive stroke in 2012 at the age of 28, I  survived to continue on. Therefore, I’ve already been given more time, more money, and abundance.  And I challenge you to share some of your abundance. Because, I promise if you slow down enough to look for it in your Life you will find it.

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