Good Friday seemed like a good time to republish the following piece that I originally published a little over a year ago. I hope it will inspire someone to look inward this weekend and to choose a new path for their life; a path that allows them to serve their fellow man.
We all have something we would love to do, but we hesitate; afraid of the cost, what others may think, fear of the unknown, or a myriad other excuses.
The best way to change your life and to change others is to jump in, feet first, and just go for it. Avoid negativity, focus on your goal, and resolve to do whatever it takes to succeed. We all have it in us to make an impression on the world and to leave it a little better than we found it.
Find your cause and dive in.
It’s been said that you never get a second chance to make a good first impression. While first impressions are important, they often don’t paint an accurate picture. Look at President Obama. He made one good speech in 2004, that someone else wrote for him, and was immediately anointed as a future President. Fast forward from his American Idol ascendance to the Presidency in 2008 to the present, and it’s painfully obvious that first impressions can be deceiving.
Take a look at a Planned Parenthood brochure. The pictures of smiling, attractive young people would lead you to believe that a Planned Parenthood clinic is anything but a place you go to pay to have your child killed. Even though abortion is their principle source of revenue, they go to great pains to make you believe otherwise. They know that practicing truth in advertising and publishing pictures of the bloody dead…
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