PROFILES IN LEGACY
There are “heroes” among us, you have met them. It may have been a teacher that opened your eyes and your mind in a way that no teacher had done before. Or perhaps it was a Grandparent whose kindness and wisdom warmed you during the darkest of moments in your life. Maybe it was even a nameless stranger who reached out with compassion at a time when life seemed hopeless. All of us have been influenced by others during our life’s journey. Those who inspired us to achieve, to give back to others and to live a life of significance are what I call ‘PERSONAL HEROES”. Some have touched the lives of millions with their commitment to the values of charity and empathy while others perhaps only a few. But it only takes one person to change the course of history for another human being. “PROFILES in LEGACY” is a celebration of those who have chosen to make a positive contribution to the lives of others. Who is Your Personal Hero? Honor their lives by writing about them and how they touched your life. They deserve it and others may share in their inspiration.
CompassionThe emotional response to help.
The act of going out of your way to help physical, spiritual, or emotional hurts or pains of another.
KindnessRandom act to pay it forward.
A behavior marked by ethical characteristics, a pleasant disposition, and concern for others.
CourageStrength to face the problem.
The ability and willingness to confront fear, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation.
WisdomThe judicious application of knowledge.
The ability to think and act using knowledge, experience, understanding, common sense, and insight.
CharityThe love of our neighbor.
The practice of being benevolent, giving and sharing, in the unlimited loving kindness towards all others.
EmpathyTo feel the emotions of another.
The ability to feel another person’s emotions, including caring for others and having a desire to help them.
QUOTATIONS ON LEGACY BY RANDY SUTTON
There is no greater honor in life than to be given the trust of another, and there can be no greater dishonor, than to betray it.
The true measure of success in life is not to be found in wealth, but in legacy.
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