Have you ever read the label on a bottle of cream of tartar?
Kind of a personal question, I know, but go to the spice rack and look at the label.
My brand’s label states, “Cream of Tartar is a by-product left after the fermentation of grapes into wine. From the Mediterranean area, it is used to stabilize beaten egg whites and in baking powder.”
I never knew that, and I can’t say I’ve stayed up nights wondering about it either, but isn’t it fascinating to think that something as apparently worthless as pulverized grape goop could yield a product that’s responsible for the meringue topping on your coconut pie!
Everything has worth.
Everything has purpose.
Everything has value; be it grape goop or a person.
Everyone and everything has a role to play in this world. The challenge comes from finding out just what that might be.
One of the most precious and most essential things in all this world is a sense of belonging, of being wanted, of having a purpose.
Granted, sometimes it’s hard to find worth in some people. Years of feeling unimportant long ago buried the goodness inside them. But it’s there. Look for it. And when you find it, nurture it, stroke it, comfort it and watch it bloom.
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"Granted, sometimes it’s hard to find worth in some people. Years of feeling unimportant long ago buried the goodness inside them. But it’s there. Look for it."