Creating a Learning Network for Community Builders!
If I Only Had The Time
If you had a bank that credited your account each morning with $86,400 - with no balance carried from day to day - what would you do? Well, we do have such a bank...time.
Every morning it credits us with 86,400 seconds. Every night it rules off as "lost" whatever we have failed to use toward good purposes.…Continue
A successful businessman was growing old and knew it was time to choose a successor to take over the business.
Instead of choosing one of his Directors or his children, he decided to do something different. He called all the young executives in his company together.
He said, "It is time for me to step down and choose the…Continue
To live in hearts we leave behind Is not to die.
~Thomas Campbell, "Hallowed Ground"
I rummaged through the small cardboard box that passed for my jewelry box. On a mission to get rid of anything unworn, I gasped as my hand touched the metal butterfly — no bigger than a half dollar.
Clutching it to my aching…Continue
The Wemmicks were small wooden people.
Each of the wooden people was carved by a woodworker named Eli. His workshop sat on a hill overlooking their village.
Every Wemmick was different. Some had big noses, others had large eyes. Some were tall and others were short. Some wore hats, others wore coats. But all were…Continue