In my busy life I often wonder if I have done enough. Have I loved enough, taught my children enough, served others enough, developed my talents enough . . . I forget the small things I do become great and they are enough.
“By small and simple things are great things brought to pass; and small means in many instances doth confound the wise. And the Lord God doth work by means to bring about his great and eternal purposes; and by very small means the Lord doth confound the wise and bringeth about the salvation of many souls.” Alma 37:6-7, The Book of Mormon, 1981
“But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty” 1Corinthians 1:27, King James Version Holy Bible,1979
“Thousands of candles can be lighted by a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” Buddha
“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” Confucius
“A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so life is but an endless series of little details, actions . . .whether good or bad of even the least of them are far reaching.” Sri Swami Sivananda
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” Dalai Lama
“Wisdom begins in wonder.” Socrates
“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” Mahatma Gandhi
Nurturers have great power to change our world by doing small things.
5 Small and Simple Ways to Change the World
2. Pray for others who are dealing with the same aches, pains, and challenges that you are
3. Express gratitude to at least one person every day
4. Be cheerful and affectionate with your family
5. Listen! Listen to people, things, your own body and thoughts. No judgement. No advice. Just listen!
May your thrival be increased by small and simple things.