I’ve been thinking about this quote. Does any of us set out to do nothing in the world? I mean, don’t we all want to do remarkable things? Who determines what is remarkable? Couldn’t mothering three sons be remarkable?
I am absolutely famous to my three boys.
They know me and can recognize me anywhere. Sometimes, when I am around them, they are speechless(although it may not be because they are star struck).
These are my boys, Junior, Speed Racer, and Poncho. Don’t they look ready to conquer the world? They aspire to do remarkable things.
Junior wants to be a paleontologist. I believe in him. He has carried that desire since he was two years old. Well, maybe he didn’t know the correct terminology, but he wanted to study and dig up dinosaur bones. At two, I thought it was a phase. Now at fourteen, I don’t think it’s a phase anymore.
Speed Racer here, the middle boy, wants to be a NASCAR driver and he also wants to own a racing team. He wants to become a mechanical engineer too. I believe in him.
Now Poncho, the baby, has aspired to be everything from a race car driver to a zookeeper and lots of professions in between. He’s got plenty of time to decide.
I believe they can do it.
More importantly, they believe they can do it.
I’ve met lot of adults who didn’t believe in themselves.
I think about my grandparents ( Aren’t they wonderful). They had simple dreams. Their dreams were to be able to take care of their family and leave them something when they left this world. They accomplished both of those things.
I think they were remarkable people.
I think they did remarkable things.
Building houses is remarkable. Decorating and cooking cakes is remarkable.
They weren’t on T.V. I didn’t care.
The definition of remarkable is worthy of attention.
I am certain that everyone who reads this is worthy of attention.
Maybe you haven’t been on T.V., wrote a bestselling novel, or been number one on the pop charts.
One thing is for certain, you are remarkable because you are worthy of attention. Don’t give up. Go and do remarkable things by your definition, not the worlds.
I’m going to keep trying to do remarkable things and I hope you will too because you are remarkable. Don’t give up!
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