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  • I learnt something today. And I learnt it because I saw it not happening.

    I learnt how important it is to think outside yourself. And I learnt that by seeing someone not doing it.

    It just makes so much sense to me now. We get so wrapped up thinking about our own situation, our own problems, our own worries and wishes, hurts and tasks, dreams and pitfalls. But to be able to set them aside, really put yourself outside yourself – open yourself up, turn yourself inside out to the world. It’s amazing to think... and yet its not something someone could have told me to do. It came as such a revelation to me, yet it seems so simple.

    Put myself outside myself – think about what others need or want or wish or will. It frees me from the chains I wrap around myself, lightens the burden I draw onto my own shoulders.

    And I’m not about to become the world’s greatest philanthropist. But to just simply realise that to think this way is good... well that’s gonna change my world.
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