I was reminded this morning by a good friend that my life has an impact beyond what I consciously see. It was through our conversation that I reflected back on the people that have helped to shape me and those that I have had the opportunity to impact as well. The work that I have been able to do as I invest in other lives is a reflection of the countless number of people who have willingly shaped mine. It isn't one simple ripple, but a cumulative effect of one life on another. It creates a positive influence that is beyond my own ability to fully comprehend or appreciate. Our lives are the sum of these influences & experiences--we need to choose to leverage this for the best possible continued effect on others.