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Leave A Legacy Manifesto


Monday, January 07, 2013

“Leave something when you die. A tree planted. A garden cultivated. A wound healed. A book written. A child taught.



Be a sculptor. Leave your fingerprints in the hearts of those you touch. Be an artist, not a wage earner. A linchpin, not a laborer. No matter your station, no matter the job.





If you’re a janitor, don’t sweep floors and empty trash — sparkle the world with cleanliness, order, and beauty. If you’re a mason, don’t look to the ground and chisel rocks — gaze at the sky and build cathedrals.

Act on your inspirations. Never be content with the status quo — fight it with a relentless passion for excellence. Leave it all on the field of life.

You can lie in your deathbed tortured by ‘if only’s,’ or sigh contentedly with the assurance that the world is better because you lived.
Go. Live. Do. Be. Leave a legacy.”






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I wanna leave my footprints on the sands of time
Know there was something that meant something that I left behind
When I leave this world, I'll leave no regrets
Leave something to remember, so they won't forget

I was here I lived, I loved I was here
I did, I've done everything that I wanted
And it was more than I thought it would be
I will leave my mark so everyone will know I was here...




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MARINEMAMA 1/7/2013 5:03PM

    What a great blog!!

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SUNNY332 1/7/2013 4:29PM

    Beautiful! Thanks, Kal!

Sunny

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BEACHLVRMI 1/7/2013 4:04PM

    This was AMAZING!

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 1/7/2013 2:45PM

    Yeah, what you said. AWESOME!

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1CRAZYDOG 1/7/2013 1:37PM

    Awesome . . . just awesome.

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GRACEANAQAH 1/7/2013 10:02AM

    Beautiful post Kal emoticon

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EVER-HOPEFUL 1/7/2013 9:43AM

    you have left your footprints on the blc,lol.know you are right we should all try our best to make this world abetter place,one hand reach,one smile,one favour at a time.hugs and thanks. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JKPONYGIRL 1/7/2013 8:30AM

    what a great way to start my morning. Thanks for posting

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EATNBOOGERS 1/7/2013 8:29AM

    I love this. I'm in a career transition from being a scientist (before I had kids) to becoming a teacher (my first day of student teaching is TODAY). I think I was a good scientist, but I know I will be an AMAZING teacher. The stuff in your post is exactly why.

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