*Snowflakes~No Two Just Alike

Last night we saw our first big, flaky snowflakes of the winter…very steadily, for about five minutes! Just long enough to reminds us that winter is really on its way to the mountains.

English: Snow flakes by Wilson Bentley. Bentle...
Snow flakes by Wilson Bentley, 1902. Image via Wikipedia

They say that no two snowflakes are just alike. Now, how anyone would know that, I don’t know…But regardless, I believe this is true. For something so tiny and delicate, the snowflake designs they leave on a frosty window reveals their unique beauty.

Of course, people, who hold so much in common, are also uniquely different–no two human beings are just alike. (Though identical twins come very close!) It is this uniqueness that reveals the importance and value of each person…    

For everyone leaves their human design on the days of life…

        revealing their unique beauty.                                           

Our-(Unique)-Selves

                                          We have but one life on this earth to live..                                                                          

Earth
Image via Wikipedia, “Earth“, Creative Commons Attribution

                               The number of our days are unknown–                                                                                                       How many may we have to leave our                                                                                                                 unique stamp and viewpoint on the world…? 

                             While some may possess an inflated view of themselves,                                                                             many never realize the importance of their contributions                                                                                            and the value of being who they truly are…                                                                                                                                                                                                      If these are overlooked, it is a loss to self                                                                                                                                                      … but also a huge loss for others.

                            May we recognize the value and importance                                                                                                                                          …of each unique individual,                                                                                                                                                        ...ourselves included.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (© 2011 Joni Beach)

 Do you acknowledge the uniqueness, affirm the value, and encourage the individuality of your friends, the children  in your family, and yourselves?              (I’d love for you to write a comment and share your own thoughts about this!)