Ordinary, I believe we all have the capacity to be extraordinary. Whilst the writing of L R Knost is beautiful, I would correct one point and change it to ‘ That’s just living heartbreaking, soul-healing, amazing awful, extraordinary life.
Every one of us, no matter where we live, have been born, who our parents are or from whom we descent. The world we live in with it’s system has us to believe that we’re just common people. Far from it, we all are fearfully and wonderfully made. And every one is unique. There is only one Gertraud (Strong Spear) Walters in this whole wide universe. There may be a few more Gertraud's but I haven't met one yet who resembles me, and I've lived 67+ years now.
We can all live extraordinary lives, becoming an inspiration to whoever wants or needs to be inspired. Scroll through history and discover that every generation has its Heroes of extraordinary people.
Looking back I could see my parents being extraordinary considering the time they lived in. 'Jacob's Dream' a painting by Adam Elsheimer I believe was one of my mother's favorite paintings. I remember looking at it many times. I also do believe that it was her dream to Make Life Better for all of us.
Let’s teach our children from a young age that they are not ordinary, so that they'll turn out extra extraordinary! There is no average in any of us, only extraordinary. You only need to look for it in yourself and start pulling it out, don’t walk with a limp for the rest of your life.
As for me I’m still a work in progress, the best is yet to come.