When most folks think about volunteering, they think of joining an organization and giving a certain amount of hours or days enhancing that organization’s work. That is what we would call formal volunteering. Now let’s think out of the box. What does the word volunteer encompass?
Identifying what you truly care about is a ever winding path, not a straight line. It requires a lot of self-reflection. It requires insight into your own history, temperament and dreams. Passion for a cause or need arises from both failures and successes in life, from joys and tragedies.
What a complex word and concept Hero is. Let’s ask ourselves some questions. What makes you admire one type of person or action over another? Are there heroes in your personal daily life or do you see them from afar?