Blogs by Barbara J Henry
You Make A Difference!
8/26/2009 11:38:06 AM
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Your questions,opinions,decisions, everything you do, are important,because they make a world of difference!
Have you ever decided to withhold your opinion because you thought it would not matter in the final outcome? Do you keep your questions hidden inside because you don't think they are important enough to ask?
Have you stayed at home during local or national elections thinking your 'one vote' would not change the result or matter that much?
Do you ever keep major decisions you make a secret because you think they affect no one but you?
Many of you answered yes to at least one or more of the questions,and it is you to whom I write today.
You need to know that you are important,and what you do or fail to do,affects not only you, but those around you as well.
It is probably sobering ,but we are all connected in many ways.
When this fact is fully understood, I believe we will become more concerned about and considerate of each other.
The great writer John Donne said it best in his "Meditation 17": " No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less...Any man's death(actions,inactions paraphrased added)diminishes me because I am involved...,and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee."
Each of us matters; we have unique opinions, views, talents,and gifts. When we fail to express our uniquenes, the "Whole" suffers a great loss.
Remembering Donne's words will help us to feel a sense of pride as we share whatever it is we alone possess.
Want to find out how to identify your unique talents/gifts/passions?
Go to my web site:www.barbarajhenry.com
Click on the Survey Page and answer the questions;
Provide your name and email address so I can send you a free copy of my newsletter which will show you how to identify your talents/gifts/passions, and much more.
While there,download a copy of the very effective "Tip Sheet." It's free!
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