You are a distinctive and individual expression of a
Creative Force. You are not a blueprint or a carbon
copy or a ditto of anyone past, present, or future.
You are you and there is no one quite like you in
You don't look exactly like anyone else, you don't live
exactly like anyone else. There are things you can
do better than anyone else can do them, and there are
qualities and talents that no one else can possess in
exactly the same way that you do. There are thoughts
that are your own special revelation. That which
makes you YOU is personal, unique, and exclusive.
All of this is a reflection of a world and a life within.
Talk about how to be a success! The successful
person is simply the one who does his or her best with the
things he or she can do better than anyone else.
Talk about living well! Who lives better that the
ones who are true to their own inner light?
Talk about being interesting! What is more
interesting than the person who is being him or herself?
Talk about how to be happy! The happy, self-unfolded
people are those who, with a will to believe in the world
and the life within, have found that the secret of really
getting the most out of life is to make the most of the
qualities that are innately their own.
inner world grows as we will to believe in it. It is
not through searching or feverish groping that we enter
into it. It is through the gateway of our will to
believe. You will to believe that because you are an
individual expression of God there is purpose, real and
meaningful, in your life, and you will to believe that to
achieve this purpose you are also equipped with the talent
and potential necessary for its achievement. Will to
There is that within each of us that makes us great--I do
not mean greatness in the sense of getting one's name in
the headlines or making a million, but greatness in the
sense of coming to terms with God and life. We might
call it getting hold of what we are and have and want to
be. For it is the originality in each of us ad not
our uniformity which gives life its deepest meaning.
In this world within, your world, you are the most
important figure. There is a place that no one else
can fill. There is an influence that no one else can
impart. There is a life that no one else can life
quite as well as you can live it. What you do with
your life within, in terms of self-realization,
self-awareness, self-denial and self-expression, is the
greatest challenge that can come to you.