Something Bigger Than Yourself

A man’s job is to make the world a better place to live in, so far as he is able - always remembering the results will be infinitesimal - and to attend to his own soul.” — Leroy Percy

Sometimes a situation occurs that is so hopeless it seems that nothing can be done. In such cases, we can find something to be grateful about and look for ways to help others. If there is nothing we can do for ourselves, we can use the situation to benefit others. It gives us a mission. We can feel that we still have something to do. Also, when we focus on others, we don’t think about suffering and complaining. When we are strong for others, we also get real strength for ourselves.

Even in horrible situations, we mustn’t lower ourselves to become a person we wouldn’t like to be.

Actions to take

Principles to follow