On Getting Over Yourself

“When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about”
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It

Sometimes – many time, perhaps – we find ourselves in the grip of some self-absorbed dilemma of our own choosing, sure that the universe, and all those in it, must share our angst – or would if they only knew.

Chances are most people are caught up in their own personal drama and the universe is simply to vast, mysterious, and beautiful for our petty concerns to matter.

To paraphrase another historic figure: Ask not what the universe can do for you, but what you can do for the universe.

 

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