To be nobody does not mean doing nothing. It means acting without self-display and without craving for results. The mango tree had shade to give, but it did not display its wares or fret whether anyone wanted its shade. This ability allows for inner peace.

Ayya Khema in Be an Island by Ayya Khema

 

To Practice This Thought:
Upon waking in the morning, resolve that today you will be a nobody.