There are two ways of spreading light…To be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it. – Edith Wharton
Have you ever felt you’ve lived your life in seasons? You have graduated from childhood to parenthood. On many subjects you’ve advanced from student to teacher. You spend periods of time working on particular projects or enjoying certain activities or hobbies. You might even find yourself among various groups of people depending on your career, community service, and clubs.
When you look back in memory and think of times you were “at the top of your game” or in “prime season”, what is it about those times that stand out in memory? Did you seem happier? Did you excel at what you were doing? Did it seem a time of fulfillment? Were you surrounded by love? Did you feel you were making a difference in the world?
You have the power to make now a season of splendor. All you have to do is reach inside. Realize your own attributes and put them to action. You have a gift…it can be as simple being you, because really you are a gift. You might have a way about you that makes people come alive. Perhaps you bring out the best in others.
When your authenticity comes to light, you shine. Others reflect your warmth. The world is a better place because of you.
If you don’t feel you are in a season of splendor, take the first step today. What can you do today to spread the light?