Mindful Moments

Mindful Moments are sent out on Sundays, intended to be thought provoking and we accept moments from our larger community.

Capacity Within

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." -Anne Frank Those engaged in the solution experience greater joy than those complaining about the circumstances. Will you make “A World That Works for Everyone” part of your conversations today? ...
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Changing the World

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." -Margaret Mead What might we do this second that would contribute to a “World That Works for Everyone?” If you go out to eat, will you contribute ...
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Perspective

In 1977, Landon Carter, Neil Mahoney, Levy Swindell and I made a presentation regarding the peaceful desegregation of the Cleveland, Ohio public schools in the board room of the Cleveland Trust Company, now Key Bank, to it’s Chairman and other senior staff of the bank. Landon Carter was an EST ...
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Justice

Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are. - Benjamin Franklin - There are no new thoughts, only ones we have yet to tend to. What would happen if each and every person could see that what happens to one of ...
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Grass

Look carefully at a blade of grass or an anthill. Can you explain why after having been frozen solid for the winter, the grass grows anew in the spring? Or how the ant colony organizes itself to accomplish what seems impossible? Do you experience that you live in a miracle? ...
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Everything Counts

Until we examine everything we do to see if it moves us closer to a World That Works for Everyone, it is highly unlikely we will ever achieve it. It will require absolutely everyone’s attention to all things they are involved with or work towards if we are to create ...
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Honor

It will be my honor to attend the Change of Command Ceremonies for the 158th Fighter Wing of the Vermont Air National Guard, which involves two people I love and have come to know well over the past two years. Every time I attend a military ceremony, I feel so ...
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Damage

One of the largest non-profit organizations I know (which has done some solid work in the past) just fired 100 people, not for cause, one of whom has worked for them for over 25 years, without any notice, cut off their e-mail, basically out the door and thank you very ...
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Miracle

If you look into the eyes of a child (below is Jacob Howlett, Katie Abbott and Nigel Howlett's son), you will not only see what real presence looks like, you will see the entire miracle that is ours. In how many other places might you see miracle today? ...
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All Inclusive

In relationship to anything: laws, businesses, schools, public policies, everything, there is one question that must be asked in every case. Is what we are about to do going to be useful in creating A World That Works for Everyone? ...
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