I am always amazed by serendipity. Two thoughts came together for me today at approximately the same time. The first was when I was rummaging through my photo archives to find the photos documenting a visit to Wilberforce House Museum in Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom. The second came to me by way of an […]
If I had a donkey wot wouldn’t go, D’ ye think I’d wollop him? No, no, no! But gentle means I’d try, d’ ye see, Because I hate all cruelty. If all had been like me, in fact, There’d ha’ been no occasion for Martin’s Act. Music hall song inspired by the prosecution of Bill Burns […]
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 a call to action, kindled by the warmth of friendship and the desire to do great things, to make a difference. Beginnings bestow the quality […]
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 to undertake courageous, seemingly insurmountable tasks. In the 20th century, Margaret Mead recognized the universal truth that sweeping movements generally begin with an idea shared […]
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