Posts Tagged ‘Facing Change’

This reporter’s beliefs are in a state of flux.  It would be easier to enumerate the items I do not believe in, than the other way around.  And yet, in talking to people, in listening to them, I have come to realize that I don’t have a monopoly on the world’s problems; others have their share, often far, far bigger than mine.  This has helped me to see my own problems in truer perspective.  And in learning how others have faced their problems, this has given me fresh ideas about how to tackle mine.
  —  Edward R. Murrow
From: “The Introduction to ‘This I Believe’
[And, in reading your comments and your (my “followers”) own blogs…
For those of you who care to read the entire “Intro”, the link is above.  I’ve also added Murrow’s speech to the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) convention in Chicago to my Poems page.  —  KMAB]


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Some of us may not like transitions.  Some of us may be afraid.  But as I see it, we have two choices.  We can either stay scared and resist changes for as long as we can.  Or we can embrace transitions and say “Bring it on.  Let me ride the wave.”  We can see change as ways of growing wiser and stronger.  We can see transition as lessons that teach us to be more mature and to live more deeply, in order that we may be the best persons that we can possibly be.  We can embrace change and transitions and say – “This is my future.  And I welcome it and embrace it with all the strength and courage I can muster.”
  —    Father Joseph N. Goh
Originally posted on his blog:   “Queer Eye for God’s World
under the posting titled:   “Trinity Sunday, June 3, 2012, “Transitions”


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