My nephew has show profound insight in this blog article. Read it thoughtfully.
“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”
A man’s legacy is hidden from him until a time in which he has eyes to see it. For some, clear perception develops much earlier than others: late in adolescence, teenage years or in their early twenties. For others, blooming slowly and through process, it reveals itself in sometimes painful & powerful ways.
I’m best described by the latter.
Lately I’ve wondered to myself, “How will I be remembered? And does it matter?” They’re not questions I’ve asked with any seriousness until more recently, yet it’s an idea that I haven’t been able to strike from my mind in several weeks.
There have been times that I’ve thought about it more than others: my college graduation, throughout the course of my professional career, my wedding day, etc. In my college fraternity, legacy was more something focused around bragging rights: who has the coolest “family” lineage in…
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