“Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.”
― Judy Garland
When the young rabbi succeeded his father everyone began to tell him
how completely unlike his father he was.
"On the contrary,"replied the young man.
"I'm exactly like the old man.
He imitated no one.
I imitate no one."
~Anthony de Mello
“The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position.”
― Leo Buscaglia
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting." ~e.e. cummings, 1955
They say no two snowflakes are exactly alike.....
This is true of everything God created.....
However, it takes great courage to be our authentic selves.
May we always choose to be who we truly are.....so that we can contribute to the world in our own unique ways...