This evening, a thunderous applause filled the room and warmed the hearts of recipients far and wide. Remembering the dead. Memorials, names, scholarships, awards. Remembering the people who have gone before us and left a positive mark on the world. Now, even in their absence, they are still leaving a positive mark on the world.
It is not enough to simply live your life without touching others. There is an innate requirement of being a part of the greater whole and contributing to other individuals who are part of that whole.
Some may think that they don’t have to share what they know. Don’t listen to them. Don’t listen to that philosophy. Choose to be different – to be important – to be worthwhile.
Share. Be generous and kind. Care about others, and have compassion. Spur on those who need it and those who’ve gotten stuck in a rut. Encourage everyone you meet – even those people that are hard to like. They need your encouragement, too. Eventually, whether you ever know it or not, they will realize how very different from the rest of humanity you are and how very vitally you live your life.
Your awesomeness will reach far beyond the foreseeable future and turn deadened choices into living romance. It will fill a room and prove to the world that you are alive. It will show even the nastiest of naysayers how goodness and purposed politeness win every time. A thunderous applause will fill your ears and your heart, and you will know that you are living your life in the best ways possible.
Thunder. It’s not just a sound… it is you.
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Choosing to be different can be good, but the road most traveled is most traveled for a reason.