To have a vision and implement that dream to the best of one’s ability is fulfillment. To have learned a skill or used a talent with purpose is real accomplishment. If, during this process, one is also able to help others, this is nirvana.
Bill and Melinda Gates were on “Sixty Minutes” last night and they spoke about their foundation. I adore those two people and so admire their attempts in trying to make our world a better place for our children.
On a much smaller scale, but not necessarily less fulfilling, here are two examples of real accomplishment.