Archive for October, 2010
I pray that festive occasions such as Halloween provide opportunities to build relationships with friends, family and neighbors
The American tradition of ‘trick-or-treating’ probably dates back to the early All Souls’ Day parades in England. During the festivities, poor citizens would beg for food and families would give them pastries called ’soul cakes’ in return for their promises to pray for their family’s dead relatives.
The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It’s your mind you have to convince.
– Vince Lombardi
What It Takes to Be #1: Vince Lombardi on Leadership
Citizens who seek to build organizations that solve social problems on a large scale need more than freedom; they also need money. There must be surplus wealth in the economy to finance their efforts.
– David Bornstein
How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas
I discovered that people are not really afraid of dying; they’re afraid of not having lived, not ever having deeply considered their life’s higher purpose, and not ever having stepped into that purpose and at least tried to make a difference in the world.
– Joseph Jaworski
Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership
Let us pray for those coming up through the ranks. May they find their way with the guidance of those who have been there before them
Being in power is like being a lady. If you have to remind people that you are, you aren’t.
– Margaret Thatcher
Work only with the receptive. After Jesus chose the twelve men who would help him start a movement that continues to this day, he sent them on a mission. He didn’t give them much of a plan or any financing. If a village wasn’t receptive to what they were trying to do, they were to ’shake the dust off your feet’ and move to the next village.
– Bob Buford
Stuck in Halftime