BRIGHTEN UP THE CORNER
WHERE YOU ARE

We cannot all be famous or be listed in “WHO’s WHO’s".
But every person great or small has important work to do
For seldom do we realize the importance of small deeds.
Or to what degree of greatness unnoticed kindness leads.

For its not the big celebrity in a world of fame and praise.
But it’s doing unpretentiously in undistinguished ways
The work that God assigned to us, unimportant as it seems,
That makes our task outstanding and bring reality to dreams----

So do not sit and idly wish for wider, new dimensions
Where you can put in practice your many “GOOD INTENTIONS”---
But at the spot God placed you begin at once to do
Little things to brighten up the lives surrounding you.

For if everyone brightened up the spot on which they’re standing
By being more considerate and a little less demanding,
This dark old world very soon eclipse the “Evening Star”
If everybody BRIGHTENED UP THE CORNER WHERE THEY ARE!

Helen Steiner Rice

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