Each of us should be a star, a blaze of light in the darkness with inner fire that's clear to all. Let me quote a master on this.
“Does what goes on inside show on the outside? Someone has a great fire in his soul and nobody ever comes to warm themselves at it, and passers-by see nothing but a little smoke at the top of the chimney.” - Vincent Van Gogh
Van Gogh certainly showed his fire, and many have been warmed by it. And so, he was in a good position to write the words that I've quoted here. How about you and I? Do we show our fire? Is there just a little wisp of smoke wafting up? Or are we ablaze? Do we express our passions properly and well?
I love to be around people with fire in their hearts, people who care about things, those who burn with curiosity or commitment and so can warm the rest of us with their heat. If you think your fire has diminished to mere embers, find someone whose flame can reignite you. If you already have that blaze in your soul, then heed Van Gogh's words and let it show. We need your warmth. We need the light of your fire.