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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Be Prepared


Today's message comes from page 190 of Simply An Inspired Life: Consciously Choosing Unbounded Happiness in Good Times and Bad with permission of my publisher Conari Press...

“Be Prepared.”

“Be prepared for what?”

“Why, for any old thing.” said Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting.

[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]


For Baden-Powell, the motto, “Be Prepared,” meant more than just being ready for emergencies, it meant being ready for all challenges to mind and body - meeting all of life’s struggles with courage - happily and without regret - having done your best.

Pretty smart, those scouts. The motto of the Boy Scouts, could profitably be a way of life for all of us.

Further reading: Eight Points of An Inspired Life - Keys to Happiness

Mark Twain quote: Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ...

Eleanor Roosevelt quote: The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

I create Today as a celebration of my life - jlh

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