We all want to be known, to be important in some way. No one wants to live and feel their life made no difference at all. If that were the case why are we even here? Why are we living if life doesn't make any difference?
So we all look for meaning, purpose. But in a world of celebrities how do we find our place? How do we become somebody? And who are we living for anyway?
If the stage is the world nearly all of us will be bit players in a bigger play.
If the stage is someone special, someone we care about, then we become the center attraction.
I love the words of Paul as he describes how God sees all of this in 1 Corinthians chapter 1 when he writes,