Start with yourself
Start With Yourself
The following words were written on the tomb of an Anglican Bishop in the Crypts of Westminister Abbey:
When I was young and free and my imagination had no limits, I dreamed of changing the world. As I grew older and wiser, I discovered the world would not change, so I shortened my sights some¬what and decided to change only my country.
But it, too, seemed immovable.
As I grew into my twilight years, in one last des¬perate attempt, I settled for changing only my fam¬ily, those closest to me, but alas, they would have none of it.
And now as I lie on my deathbed, I suddenly real¬ize: If I had only changed my self first, then by example I would have changed my family.
From their inspiration and encouragement, I would then have been able to better my country and, who knows, I may have even changed the world.