Change Conflict

April 27th, 2018

Group Reading

One – The more we run from conflict All – The more it masters us;
One – The more we try to avoid it, All – The more it controls us;

One – The less we fear conflict,
All – The less it confuses us;
One – The less we deny our differences,
All – The less they divide us. ~ David Augsburger

~ Heraclitus

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.”

Quotes & Readings

““A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past..” ~ Fidel Castro

“Every period of human development has had its own particular type of human conflict—its own variety of problem that,

apparently, could be settled only by force. And each time, frustratingly enough, force never really settled the problem.

Instead, it persisted through a series of conflicts, then vanished of itself—what’s the expression—ah, yes, ‘not with a

bang, but a whimper,’ as the economic and social environment changed. And then, new problems, and a new series of

wars.

” ~ Isaac Asimov

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones

who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them,

disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things.

They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the

people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.

” ~ Rob Siltanen

Seed of Change

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.” ~ Buckminster Fuller

Say together: May peace dwell with our hearts, and understanding in our minds; May courage steel our wills, and love of truth forever guide us.
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