What Makes You Special?

I laugh and cry, I talk and I keep silent. I doubt and I’m confident, I love and I dislike and although I have dreams, I am afraid.

But, so does everyone else!

So what makes me special? What makes me unique? It’s not the degrees on my wall, it’s not my face or my clothes or my language. It’s not my job or where I live. Rather, it’s how I combine all those things, how they change me and how I use them to change the world around me.

What’s makes me unique is my perspective – it comes from the combination of all my experiences; every time I laughed or cried, every time I spoke or listened, every time I’ve wondered if I could, every time I knew I could and did, every interaction with every person I’ve loved and even those I’d wished I’d never met, every dream I’ve ever dreamed and every time I was afraid…

Those lessons give me intuition and expertise, they give me passion and compassion.

My memories make me who I am today and they color my future. They are why I am special.

Like a snowflake, there is only one of me.

What makes you special?

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6 Comments Add yours

  1. Mia says:

    Karen, you have such a way with words! I love this! 🙂 Thank you so much for sharing your heart.

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    1. Run Wright says:

      Aww, thanks Mia! *wide grin*


  2. Shelly says:

    Karen, I love this! It is true that all of our experiences and actions come together to make each one of us unique. Not one person on earth has lived the exact same life, and that is pretty amazing if you think about it!

    Thanks for linking up! I always enjoy what you have to say 🙂

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    1. Run Wright says:

      Thank you so much. I love sharing my thoughts and your writing prompts are profound. Hope you have a great weekend!


  3. shellyscabaret says:

    Love this, Karen!

    You are so right that each one of our experiences, actions, memories is what makes each of us unique.

    NO ONE on earth has ever lived the same life as another, and that is pretty amazing if you think about it! 🙂

    Thanks for linking up again! I always enjoy your words!

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