An under-valued part of affirming and promoting the inherent worth and dignity of each person is that we can affirm the worth of people around us as often as we like. We can reach out to anyone and everyone within the sound of our voice, and we can affirm their worth. This week we offer you these words from Anne Frank, and ask you to take them in to your heart, and to share their spirit with those around you:
“Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish!”
This week, be on the lookout for people who might be doubting their worth, or someone whose worth or dignity might too often be overlooked. Tell them that they matter. Better yet, find a way to show them. It may not seem like a huge change in the world, but it will start a ripple, and one never knows how a small act will change a life.