As long as I change those things which (I feel) limit the Highest and best in myself, and continue to eliminate, that which no longer serves me, I will be OK. Buddha said that if every bird needed to be the best singer in the forest, the forest would be a very quiet place, indeed. Celebrate diversity. Celebrate diversity and recognize the spark of divinity within each person you encounter.. Rumi said: ‘Every forest branch moves differently in the breeze, but as they sway they connect at the roots.’ We are more alike than different, because that spark within each of us comes from the same Source. The Lakota Sioux have a wonderful saying: ‘Mitakuye Oyasin.’ These two words mean All My Relations or We are All Related. … This kind of sums it up-as I see it.