“We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.” – Ben Sweetland
Sometimes we spend so much time and effort helping other people that we worry we are nearly ignoring our own needs. Certainly this can become a problem, but in general, we need not spend too much time worrying about this. In helping others, we often find that we ourselves have learned something or benefited as well. Perhaps we go out of our way to help a friend, and the time spent figuring out a problem draw us closer to that friend. Perhaps that friend then introduces us to a new acquaintance who ends up helping us with a perplexing problem in the future. We can feel secure that any chance taken to help another is never time spent in vain.
Today if I am able to be of service to another, I will not hesitate to help.
Excerpt from the book, “Positive Quotes For Every Day” by Patricia LorenzShare on Facebook