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what’s next?

Posted by Jonathan Chant on 20:22, May 13, 2008

“There will be books written about Harry – every child in our world will know his name!”

Anyone know where that quote is from? If you guessed Harry Potter, kudos to you!

the scarI just started reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone again for like the 5th time (you could say I’m a fan of the books) and came across this quote from the first chapter. It’s when Professors Dumbledore and McGonagall are waiting for Hagrid to deliver little baby Harry to the Dursleys, and McGonagall says this to Dumbledore. Kind of ironic when you think about it, cause it’s pretty much come true in this, our real world.

But it got me thinking, what will I be remembered for? Harry’s known for being the “the boy who lived” and defeating Voldemort; JKR’s most famously known for writing the Harry Potter series. But what about me?

I guess I’m thinking about this because I’m at yet another crossroads in my life. Just finished university and have the rest of my life before me. Exciting times, definitely, but it would be nice if I had a clue about where I’m going or what I even want to do. There’s only one thing I know for sure, I want to be of service to others. Unfortunately, that’s about as vague as you can get when it comes to direction in life. I’m sure I’ll discover my niche in this world sooner or later, but I’m hoping it will be sooner rather than later. Here’s to the beginning of the rest of my life. :)

What about you? What are your passions? How would you like to be remembered?

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