By Tom Reilly

Your stage may be small.

Your part may be minor.

Your audience may be few in numbers.

Your work may go unnoticed and underappreciated by most people.

Your difference may be one person or one thing at a time.

But if you serve with humility and embrace your role graciously, you have served well.

Humble service happens when we realize we are the instruments of serving and subordinate our egos for the greater good of the object of our service. And that is good enough.

Tom Reilly is a professional speaker and author. His latest book is The Humility Paradox. You may order this from

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