You may not like his company Microsoft. Or perhaps you may not even like him as a person – although I dare say most of us who have strong opinions about the man probably has never even met the man before? Here is a quote from his Harvard Commencement speech in 2007 which resonates with me.

“From those to whom much is given, much is expected.”

While I have not been “given” to the scale that Mr Gates has – at least financially – there is still much I can be grateful for, in view of natural disasters we have seen around the world this year.

ps. My thoughts go out to those who recently lost much (family members, homes,… ) due to the flooding in southern Taiwan.