Those with whom we assemble, we soon resemble!
This simple old saying hides a deep truth that can enlighten and empower every aspect of our lives:
Who we are—our very essence—is continually being transformed by the company we keep.
Stated differently, when we keep the company of what is dark and discouraging, our lives can’t help but be dragged downward. And when we keep the company of what is light and bright, our lives get lighter and brighter.
This idea might sound a little simplistic at first, but its power soon becomes evident when we put it to use in the quest to realize our highest aspirations. The key lies in understanding that this principle is active on multiple levels at once. For instance, when referring to “the company we keep,” we, of course, mean the people we spend time with every day—family, friends, co-workers, etc.
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This photo is so clever!
Isn’t it? Many times I’ll post a quote just because I love the image. This was one of those times…
so very true.. one should keep company with strong vibrant people, but i also believe in helping others along the way, especially if they reach out first.
i love that image! :)