We have all felt that initial exuberance of being a part of something new, something important. When we are in a meeting of like-minded individuals, it is easy to embrace … Continue reading The Vicar Who Went to Prison
Margaret Mead’s rallying call of “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has,” has inspired many … Continue reading The Group of Twenty-Two
“Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, benevolence, were all my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in … Continue reading Christmas 1843 – The Gift That Keeps on Giving
“I am prepared to go anywhere, provided it be forward.” Dr. David Livingstone Words hold power by generating an emotional response. For me, the word “resilience” has become one of … Continue reading Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?
“To train and educate the rising generation will at all times be the first object of society, to which every other will be subordinate”. (The Social System, 1826) From the … Continue reading Outliers & The Man from Wales
“The smallest child in the factories were scavengers……they go under the machine, while it is going……….it is very dangerous when they first come, but they become used to it.” Charles … Continue reading All the Children