This space is all about seeking
the moments that cause
'excited chills' and creating a life
that's simple, authentic and beautiful.
The universe continually performs some unbelievable feats. Our planet is home to over 7 billion human beings and each one of us is completely and utterly unique. We’re all aware that no two snowflakes are exactly alike, but the fact that there are more than 7 billion people and we are all different is utterly mind-blowing. Being unique is a fundamental part of being alive. We are each born with our own complex collection of stuff. We share many of the same qualities and physical attributes, but there is only one of each of us. No one else has the same exact make up.
We are each unique. Truly one of a kind.
Owning this fact is often difficult. We spend so much of our time trying to fit in and be like our peers. We want what they have.
Within our cultures and communities, the vast majority of us attempt to look alike, sound alike, think alike and behave alike. We often believe we’ll find happiness by imitating those we admire.
We stop marching to our own drummer and begin following another’s beat.
We work hard to cover up and diminish what makes us unique.
Occasionally, we come across someone who truly celebrates who they are, with no apologies. Those folks are usually referred to as odd or unusual...when really they are simply living out their birthright. Committed to being unlike anyone else on the planet. Committed to being unique.
I believe we should let our own special gifts, talents and beliefs shine. Rejoice in the fact that we are all so different. Let’s welcome and embrace what makes each of us unique.
How incredible that we are able to share the planet with billions of unique individuals. I’m going to spend some time finding ways to appreciate what’s unique in me and in others.
How are you unique?
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