Invincibly small? What you contribute counts.


ANT by Dawn Kotzer
invincibly small- image

Does what you contribute count?
Ever feel that your contributions in life don’t really matter.
Do you fear that your actions are so small they seem invisible?
Do you wonder what is the point of lending a hand, sharing something helpful, trying to make a difference?
Maybe you feel taken for granted or doubt that you’re good enough, big enough, strong enough, brave enough, loud enough, talented enough, wealthy enough, smart enough…you get the drift.

I don’t know what you do or where you live, how you make a living or fill your days but I do know this…
what you contribute counts.

Just because

  • we don’t get to witness the impact does that mean there is no impact?
  • we can’t see an immediate benefit does that mean there’s no benefit?
  • we’re not always able to easily measure it does that really make our contribution is invisible?

A contribution is both a drop of water AND the entire ocean.
It is the best we can do in a single moment AND the manifestation of an ongoing connection to a bigger whole.
It is part of a process. Process often feels invisible.
Yet process matters immensely. Just as your contributions do.
If they’re important to you, they matter..

Don’t believe me? Take another look at the photo.
Have you ever tried to measure the length of an ant’s step? Almost imperceptible, each step is a single contribution to the journey home.
Small things make a BiG difference.
‘nuf said.

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6 thoughts on “Invincibly small? What you contribute counts.”

  1. It’s true, isn’t it? Small steps can move mountains…Ants do it all the time. Thanks, Liz, for taking time to read and comment. Dawn xo

  2. Dawn just love this post. So inspiring and great reminder about being present for very small steps. Can move mountains. Love it. Thanks x

  3. Hi Jeanine,
    “juxtaposition”…supports the small and the large allowing both to matter. love that word. Dawn 🙂

  4. What a great reminder! It’s always great to see when the little things impact others’ lives, but sometimes you just have to have a little faith, right?!

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