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Your greatest contribution

I had a fascinating discussion with a group of people about life and death. And one person said, “I’m scared of dying without making a contribution.”

That line stuck with me.

What does it mean to make a contribution? And what is the greatest contribution we could possibly make?

So of course I went to look up the word contribution, and it’s defined as the part played by a person or thing in bringing about a result or helping something to advance.

Making a contribution to the world means helping the world advance. Of course, we could all choose many ways to help the world advance.

But is it possible to NOT make a contribution? Is it possible for a person to live and die WITHOUT making a contribution? And what would the GREATEST