What do you see in that picture? Do you see a human there? I took the picture Thursday morning, from the balcony of the room I was staying with my family.
When I was standing on the balcony room hotel on the seventh floor, I saw a man, walking along the railway line, alone. He was carrying something on his shoulder. Then he disappeared. After waiting for some time, I saw him again, with nothing on his shoulder. Instantly I took out my cell and took a picture of him.
Then I reviewed it. How small he was in the picture, almost nothing to see there. Suddenly my mind took me back to one of Gara’s posts. He posted a picture of Tsunami diorama. The Tsunami was so big, 10 meters tall. Compared to it, we, who averaged 1.5 meters, are nothing.
Just like the man in my picture above, he was so small from above. What if God who sees us? Can you imagine how small we are? How do God can tell the difference between us? Then, I was thinking again, no questioning about God. How about in our own daily life, with all those many people surrounding, would us be noticed as one?
For those who works in a big company, you should know that it is hard to see the big boss. How would he/she knows us, one of the employees? What about our friends/relatives? They have so many other friends and relatives, not only us, how they can tell that this is us – not the others?
Well, to answer those questions, I had an enlightenment last night from one of my uncles from my mother’s side. It was the first time I met him last night, but he surprised me with many knowledge that he transferred, during conversation over glass of drinks and several smokes, to me.
He said, that every person have to find what is their uniqueness, which will differ anyone from others. Be UNIQUE. Yes, that is the answer for all questions above. If we want to be recognized, we have to be unique. And how to be unique, you may ask? None other than, by defining your one true capability (passion) that said this is you as a person. Is it hard? Trust me, it is. But it doesn’t mean impossible, after-all, impossible itself is I’m Possible.
He, himself, found his uniqueness, in automotive accessories in his mid 30, after working so many years as an employee. Experiences and never stop learning was two things he mentioned that needed to found the TRUE YOU. At the end, everything is going back at you. On your own decision to make, whether you are agree with what he said and try to do it, or disagree. I just want to share this because I really had so many new things to learn from him. And some of them quite suitable with my question, WHO AM I, a small man in this big and crowded world.
So, I hope you don’t mind if I ask you this: WHO ARE YOU (in this big and crowded world)?
This post is for EF#7 Challenge – Snap and Tell a Story from BEC