The Humble Change the World

“The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual – for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost.”  M. Scott Peck A groundswell begins with one.Continue reading “The Humble Change the World”

The Humble Win …

I confess that I am not a sports fan of note, but when I was given this quote several years ago, I had to find out more about John Madden. John Madden is well-known to American football fans. He was a football hero in high school before playing college football at Oregon and the CollegeContinue reading “The Humble Win …”

The Humble Build

“The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.” John William Gardner John William Gardner was born in Los Angels, California in 1912 when theContinue reading “The Humble Build”

The Humble See …

 “Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.” Camille Pissarro   The world knows Camille Pissarro as one of the greats of French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist styles.  His contributions to the art world were immeasurable.  He believed that beauty was found in humble locales and insisted on paintingContinue reading “The Humble See …”