What do you want to leave behind


download (2)Have you ever wondered what you want to leave behind after you are gone? Some leave behind money, some leave debt, some leave sorrows, some happiness, some leave behind nothing, some a legacy. For ordinary people death erases their existence. All that is left behind is a tombstone, few memories, may be some pictures and a few material things, all of which will slowly disappear. Everyone eventually forgets the dead and moves on.

What doesn’t die is your work. The story you wrote, the picture you painted, the program you coded, the product you prepared, the knowledge you shared, the seed you sowed that has now grown into a large tree, the ideas you shared, the ideas you invented and may be implemented.

Do things that will remain even after you are long gone. People still remember Shakespeare’s writing, Picasso’s painting, Einstein’s inventions. Life is too short to chase after things that people will not remember you for.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s