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Rests on the quality of its leadership.
What is the task at hand?
What is the task ahead?
Takes us to a place where we would never go alone.
Defines reality: the goal in terms of the mission.
Which the world
May talk of hereafter
To creep when one
Feels an impulse to
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
I have always found it advantageous
to consider all the pros and cons.
In vital matters, however…
the decision should come from
the unconscious, from somewhere
In the important decisions of personal life
We should be governed by the deep inner needs of our nature
or think you can’t,
believe impossible things.”
“I dare say you haven’t had much practice,”
said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did
it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve
believed as many as six impossible things
Choice of vocation
Choice of vocation
Commitment to ministry
Commitment to place
Commitment to people
Choice of ????
what you could. Some blunders and
absurdities have crept in;
Forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin
It serenely and with too high a spirit
To be encumbered with your old nonsense.
“I find the great thing in this world is
Not where we stand, as in what direction we
Are moving. To reach the port of heaven
We must sail sometimes with the wind and
Sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift
Or lie at anchor.”
-Oliver Wendell Holmes
We are more in need of a vision or destination and
less in need of a map.
Leaders create their own destiny by following their
They make their life a mission, not just a career
I have come that they may have life and have it