You don’t have to be Mother Teresa to be great. I hate to break it to you, but no one will ever do what Mother Teresa did, because she was the only Mother Teresa the universe ever saw. There is no other Maya Angelou, Deepak Chopra, or Beyonce. There is no other You, and that is your power.
Author Jen Sincero nails it: "We're on a planet that somehow knows how to rotate on its axis and follow a defined path while it hurtles through space! Our hearts beat! We can see! We have love, laughter, language, living rooms, computers, compassion, cars, fire, fingernails, flowers, music, medicine, mountains, muffins!”
If the booming selfie stick industry can tell us anything, its that we are f***ing serious about getting photos of ourselves in places other than home. For some reason, everything is worth photographing when we're on vacation. What if we looked at the stop sign on our street corner with that kind of awe?
"Not all who wander are lost." That quote has a real cheese ball ring to it, TBH. I can picture the merchandise available on Amazon: wall art, coffee mugs, journals - it's the current answer to the office inspiration cat poster (clinging to a tree "hang in there!"). But strip the phrase of it's sell-ability and I remember how true it is ...