Tag Archives: Change

Thought For the Day: Truth Is Not Dependent On Our Courage To Face It

“Truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.” – Flannery O’Connor, writer (25 Mar 1925-1964)    

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Thought of the Day: To Thrive Be Responsive To Change

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin, naturalist and author (12 Feb 1809-1882)        

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Thought For the Day: Words Are Action

“For me, words are a form of action, capable of influencing change.” – Ingrid Bengis, writer and teacher (b. 1944)        

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First Principles: Change Is the Only Constant; Adapt and Thrive

“Change is the only constant in life, one’s ability to adapt to that change determines success in life.” – Benjamin Franklin What were your goals this year?  I am running so far behind.  I think after I post a poem … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Sometimes Radical Change Is Necessary To Reveal Beauty

“Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, psychiatrist and author (1926-2004)        

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Winds of Change

Based on Acts 2:1-42: Winds of Change by Michael Romani There in the indefinable something Is the difference that love brings Changing lives and effective in mission Doing their part for the Great Commission In that sense of wondrous anticipation Is … Continue reading

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Thought For Today: The Modern World Requires Personal Initiative and Adaptability

“A society which is mobile, which is full of channels for the distribution of a change occurring anywhere, must see to it that its members are educated to personal initiative and adaptability. Otherwise, they will be overwhelmed by the changes … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day: If You Cannot Remember the Past, You’re Condemned To Repeat It

“Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”  – George Santayana, in Life of Reason Life of Reason can … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Principles Remain In Tact As America Changes

“Two things in America are astonishing: the changeableness of most human behavior and the strange stability of certain principles. Men are constantly on the move, but the spirit of humanity seems almost unmoved.” –  Alexis de Tocqueville A complete copy … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Can Each Change the World For the Better

“I should dearly love that the world should be ever so little better for my presence. Even on this small stage we have our two sides, and something might be done by throwing all one’s weight on the scale of … Continue reading

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