This math works: WANT + CAN x DO = LIFE, MORE

“I want to have an impact on the world; first through my children, then a larger impact to help more people.”

One parent’s desire, influenced in part by receiving the positive influence of others, acknowledges personal potential, voices the want to do because there is an ability to do.

Consider the math of WANT + CAN x DO = LIFE, MORE

Anne Herbert is often credited with the phrase, “Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.” Those words can remain a gentle reminder on bumpers stickers, refrigerator magnets, and inspirational plaques; or, you can apply the math,


You can live intentional kindness. Even a few words that encourage, or a simple gesture that helps, can influence someone’s day in ways that ripple out to comfort others.

You can live intelligent beauty. Even one expression of joy, or one cause of sadness removed, can change a life’s landscape.



  • What do you want to do?
  • To what extent can you do it?
  • Now, will you do it?
  • Now?
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