Success

 

He who for himself or others craves not for sons or power or wealth, who puts not his own success before the success of righteousness, he is virtuous, and righteous and wise. – Buddha
 
 
 
One might ask who am I to suggest Buddha needs a little humility here, and he/she would be right. But, nevertheless I might suggest anytime we think we are virtuous, righteous, and wise we need a little sic transit gloria.
 
Not that his basic premise is wrong except for the “sons” part. He needs to be a little more PC, saith the father of three daughters, and four granddaughters. 
 
I might also suggest that wealth and power are never measures of true success. Success is measured by the size of one’s heart and in our service to others and justice.
 
One person’s opinion, more importantly, what do you think?

About the author

Webb Hubbell, former Associate Attorney General of the United States, is an author and lecturer. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, and A Game Of Inches, are published by Beaufort Books and are available online, in your local bookstore, or you can order autographed copies at webbhubbell.com. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps Won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller. He is also a contributor to The Clyde Fitch Report.

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