Success or service

I saw this quote the other day:

“It is high time the ideal of success should be replaced with the ideal of service.” ~ Einstein

It was on Facebook and I saw a bunch of comments that interpreted it differently to me. So here was my interpretation:

“People’s idea of success is often about distinguishing themselves from others by believing themselves to be more accomplished. Service on the other hand is about giving to others for the love of just giving what is essentially already given to us, I mean our unique talents and gifts. It’s a totally different motivation.”

Now, about putting time into doing the things I love doing, like playing guitar and writing, maybe even do some art again, well I’m slowly working on that myself…

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