Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. —Howard Thurman

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Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

HOWARD THURMAN

author, philosopher, theologian, educator, civil rights leader

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elijah cook from mcms OCTOBER 24, 2016
that is true


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