Personal Note On Self Expression

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Self-expression Your studies have brought you to the point where you can actually exercise dominion over your affairs. We must not overlook the importance Holmes attributes to actually doing something to express this knowledge. While it is important that you know what to do, it is essential that you actually do it. Therefore, what you do must be an expression of you. It must be like you, for you to like doing it, and continue with it. It is important to your success that you are able to do what you like, but it is essential that you like what you do. I realize that most people are not doing what they’d like to do. They are doing what they have to do. They are doing the work that has to be done, rather than the work they’d like to get done. I know only one remedy to this: “If the labor is mean, let him by his thinking and character make it liberal. Whatever he knows and thinks, whatever in his apprehension is worth doing, that let him communicate, or men will never know and honor him aright.” R. W. Emerson, Spiritual Laws It is possible that we are in the right place, at the right time in our life, doing the right thing in the right way, and we don’t realize it. It is possible that our dissatisfaction with our labor is only a matter of not pausing to appreciate and enjoy the fruits of our labor. It is possible that the lack of recognition and praise that could accompany our work is due to our own lack of appreciation. It may be unlikely, but it is possible that the
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