After Sam Jackenthal’s untimely passing, Park City, Utah and the Jackenthal family dedicated a memorial bench to the young skier located on Rob’s Trail. Hundreds of people have passed through, leaving notes of remembrance along with lessons learned from being in Sam’s positive presence.
This week, Live Like Sam is recognizing how one’s actions and character leaves an impact — no matter how brief the interaction may be. By treating others with respect and courtesy, you can leave behind a legacy of positivity just like Sam’s.
Small Moments Count
Many entries in the positivity journal come from people who have never met Sam, but still feel his spirit in their everyday lives. This particular entry talks about the two times this individual met Sam and how these seemingly small interactions impacted the rest of their lives. Take a look at the entry below:
This just goes to show that small moments matter, and the way you choose to interact with others will determine the impact you leave behind.
Your Legacy Starts Now!
A quote by Jackie Robinson reads, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on others.” Sam Jackenthal lived his life with integrity, courtesy, and kindness, impacting the lives of those he knew well and those who only got a fleeting glimpse into the true nature of his character. Your legacy begins with the choices you make today. What impact will you choose to have on those around you?