“It’s the action, not the fruit of the action, that’s important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there’ll be any fruit. But that doesn’t mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
The world is made up of ripple effects. Have you ever looked at your child and considered all of the minute changes in your life that would have prevented this child from coming into being? We didn’t know, then, that our choice would lead to the life we now lead. But, what we can know, is that our smallest of actions today…will create our future life. And so, do not judge an action by its immediate result. That ripple is quick to occur, high and deep, and maybe even a bit loud…but compared to the smaller ripples which will spread across the world…it is tiny.
The real power of our actions are three: how we are changed, who we inspire, and what lasting impact we have. But, none of these occur without, first…deciding to act.
Worried about something? Tell the people you know.
Imagining how life could be better? Share your dream.
Enjoying a change in your own life? Let others see it too.