From Ordinary to Extraordinary

November Photo A Day Challenge, by City Sonnet, Day 17


What does it take to go from ordinary to extraordinary? It is that little “extra” something we have to do . We do not have to do extraordinary things to be extraordinary; it is enough that we do ordinary things differently.

To be extraordinary, instead of counting the reasons for not doing all we could have done, we act upon our ideas. We conquer our fear of losing; draft and follow the plans we made to puruse our dreams. We are not afraid of being wrong either, or of accepting mistakes and stepping back.

Even when everyone around us gives up or are content of being part of a herd, we stand alone, tall, like this bud.

There are no extraordinary men just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.

William Halsey

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