Inspiration comes from so many unlooked for sources when one is on the right track and in need of it. Pondering how to shape, schedule and present the new upcoming interview series here, GOOD PEOPLE DOING GREAT THINGS, I stumbled on the following: found written on the wall in Mother Teresa‘s home for children in Calcutta. There are always scoffers and naysayers: do it anyway.
People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest and sincere anyway.
What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight. Create anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, will often be forgotten. Do good anyway.
Give the best you have, and it will never be enough. Give your best anyway.
In the final analysis, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.