Tiffany Gee Lewis: The virtues of the small life: Being a different kind of famous

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  • Heart and Mind BUENA VISTA, VA
    Dec. 12, 2012 10:00 a.m.

    Isn't it sad that there were only 4 comments about this article? The four commenters gave glowing reviews, yet the fleeting sports and political stories garnered far more attention.I long for the day when thousands of people will be commenting and pondering on articles like this.

  • LisaClancy Beaufort, SC
    Dec. 6, 2012 7:35 a.m.

    Tiffany, This article is AWESOME! Can't wait to share it with my friends and family - TRUTH, TRUTH and MORE TRUTH! Can't beat the message!!! So grateful for you as messenger!!! :)

  • roswell Saint George, UT
    Dec. 5, 2012 11:45 a.m.

    Profound thoughts and well-stated. In the play and movie, A Man For All Seasons, by Robert Bolt, Thomas More admonishes his young petitioner Richard Rich, to be a teacher. Rich, aspiring for the eminence of the court asks, "but who would know it?" More responds, "God, your pupils...not a bad audience." The allure proved too much for poor Rich as he ultimately sells his soul for eminence.

  • Hutterite American Fork, UT
    Dec. 5, 2012 9:44 a.m.

    It is good to remember what is important, but a balance must be struck. None of us is going to be famous, statistically, but it's not a bad thing to strive for achievement.

  • LetsBeRational Spanish Fork, UT
    Dec. 5, 2012 7:50 a.m.

    Wow--super advice. I love people who both understand the human condition, and can describe it it simple and beautiful terms. As one who people would say is successful on the big stage, I find it a constant struggle to keep ego and pride in check. Thanks for this powerful reminder that the most important things in life are not things.