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April 28, 2012

Your Power to Change the World is Greater Than You Think!

I wanted to change the world.

When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world. 

I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried to change my nation. 

When I found I couldn’t change the nation, I began to focus on my town. I couldn’t change the town and as an older man, I tried to change my family.

Now, as an old man, I realize the only thing I can change is myself, and suddenly I realize that if long ago I had changed myself, I could have made an impact on my family.

My family and I could have made an impact on our town. Their impact could have changed the nation and I could indeed have changed the world.

—Written by an unknown Monk around 1100 A.D.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1fiubmOqH4

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Editor: Tanya L. Markul

 

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Martin Murphy

Martin is an explorer of life and connector of dots and he helps people uncover their own wisdom for a wonderful life. He currently spends a lot of time walking on the beach with his Labrador Mac, collecting driftwood and inspiration. He leads workshops, retreats and coaches in the personal development and corporate world.