No One Can Be You But You - And Don't You Forget It!

Each of us has a unique set of fingerprints and a unique DNA helix. Our talents are distinctive. The unique combination of what interests and intrigues us is our alone. We begin life with open hearts and minds, receptive to new thoughts, ideas, and experiences. We discover and delight in concepts like joy, love, freedom to investigate and learn, laughter, and just plain fun.

Far too soon, we’re introduced to fear, misunderstanding, and chaos. The outside world wants our attention, and it uses whatever means are most effective. The main reason is to get us in the habit of acquiring “stuff” - stuff like jobs, houses, cars, toys, and even social status. In our rush to get all the things we think we want and need, our talents become woven into the fabric of acquisition and dust. Our genuine interests become overshadowed by thing outside ourselves, such as the expectations of family, friends, and peers who are also desperate to acquire “stuff.”

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