Limitless Potential Everywhere

Everyone on this planet; every last one of us, has something special to give one another.

The bank teller, your best friend, the gas station attendant, your boss, your brother, the person ahead of you in the grocery line, the kid opposite you on the train, your mom, your sister, that person in accounting that drives you crazy….


Every person in our lives, no matter how brief their role, are seeds of opportunity bursting with limitless potential.


The potential to learn something about ourselves, to create beauty in our lives, to shift our perception, to inspire us, to enliven us, to brighten us.

Seeing the natural good in others, I would imagine, could help us feel…

part of something larger than ourselves.

heard by everyone.

connected to everything.

free to live without a to do list.

like we’re riding the flow of life.

open to help.

ready for love.

primed to listen.

That’s totally the life I want to live. So, I’m making a promise to myself today, right now. You with me?

I am going to see the potential in everyone. I’m going to imagine their brilliance and be open to connecting with them. A smile, a conversation, a friendship… I am going to be open to it all.

Are you in?

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  1. Oh my goodness I was just saying something similar to this to my husband yesterday! I am in! I want to retrain my way of thinking to look for the good in people and to stop judging others :-)

    • That is my desire too. This seems to be a common theme in my life this weekend too. I am in.

    • You’re so right! Great way to put it, Ruth!

  2. I’ve been in for two years now…I have a project called The Celebrate! Project and the while point us to get people to try new things in order to explore just how awesome they and their lives can be if they just try new things once in a while. I’m totally in!

    • Wow, what a cool project! Thank you for sharing, Tony :)

  3. This same message came up in 2 other instances recently . . . obviously there’s a reason. :) I’m in!

  4. It is my weekly goal to make eye contact at everyone. I reinforce this by advising my K-3rd grade students that if they aren’t feeling the best, it helps to practice smiling, even at their saddest. I know that we can’t be friends with all but we have to release the inner child that loves, helps and is curious to reach our own potential.

  5. I’m in!! This post today mirrors the books I’ve been reading and the yearning I’ve been feeling in my heart lately. Clearly, this is a project I’m meant to embark on. :) Thanks, as always, for the uplifting words, Leanne!

  6. I am totally IN! There is a tide turning and this is the message that those who are willing to listen are hearing and sharing. I feel it deeply and am done hiding and ready to shine my own unique light, because it is needed, just like all of our bright selves are! Thank you for doing what you do. Blessings.

  7. Here is a poem I came across several years ago which really spelled it all out for me.
    I started to say it several times a time and amazing things began to happen.

    “I bargained with life for a penny

    and life would pay no more,

    however, I begged at evening

    when I counted my scanty store;

    For life is a just employer

    he gives you what you ask

    but, once you have set the wages

    why, you must bear the task;

    I worked for a menial’s hire

    only to learn dismayed

    that any wage I had asked of life,

    life would have willingly paid.”

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  8. “Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.”

  9. I’ve never been so “in” on something in my entire life. This is such a beautiful post. I hope you don’t mind that I share it on my post tomorrow. I will be sure to tag you in it.

    Stay true. <3

  10. I am in…….would love to see more of these types of posts on here.

  11. I believe ‘Seeking the good’ is one of life’s most important habits to cultivate. Thanks for such a timely reminder, Leanne. Polyannas, unite!

    • Hi Brittany! Thanks for the shout out. Just went over to check out your blog, well done. Looks like the link you’re using in the post is the link to your comment on my post and not the post itself. Not sure if you meant to do that! Thanks again for sharing my work with your posse ;)

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