Grateful souls are often identified by an eagerness to learn from the lessons that life attempts to teach us. The question is, how and when should people be able to recognize these moments of learning when they are presented to us by life?
Concerning ourselves with the successes of others does nothing more than to distract us from focusing on our own. Perhaps this is one of the reasons why people never know what they have until it is gone.
There are moments in life that are defined by simple actions that can heavily influence the outcomes of our futures. Perhaps this is why these evens rarely occur - hoping and waiting for someone to pay attention to their significance.