There is the true joy of life: to be used by a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; to be thoroughly worn out before being thrown on the scrap heap; to be a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that life will not devote itself to making you happy.
George Bernard Shaw
Thursday, October 11, 2012
On Being Used Up
I've been inspired by this quote over the past few months. It reminds me to keep focused on who I want to be, not the many tiny details that aren't working out the way I want them to in this moment.