Tolerance: a good start but not sufficient

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“Whilst we should celebrate our differences, what we share in the form of our common humanity is way more important than what divides us.”

“There is neither east nor west, tribe nor ethnicity, male or female, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist. Christian nor Jew. There is only a God-filled humanity.

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“We need to be comfortable with uncomfortable”

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Just listen at https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12280963

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Striving for inner peace is a journey…a long and never-ending quest
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Don’t worry about the world ending today…

it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

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An Open Book 3: My Story

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https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2014/08/03/an-open-book-3-my-story/
Here’s a short extract…

PROLOGUE

I came across this fine bit of writing, which I could closely relate to in those dark days in -. Diana’s words describe my feelings better than I could myself… so here they are…

“People speak glibly about life changing moments. Some truly qualify. You propose marriage and are accepted. You hear, ‘You’re hired’ or ‘You’re fired’ and your future shifts instantly. The doctor says ‘malignant’ (or something else life-changing) and everything is different. But anyone who has ever lived through it will tell you: It is profoundly shattering to learn, in one instant, that everything you thought was true about a loved one (my words: or perhaps your own life) is actually a lie. (Your entire world is turned upside down – what you thought about yourself, and what gave meaning to your life). The world rocks on its axis; when it is finally steady again, you are in a strange place that resembles, but is totally unlike the place you were in just a moment earlier.”
– fine and perceptive writing by Diana B Henriques from ‘Wizard of Lies; Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust’

From A Book Extract (as published in the New Zealand Herald)

And that’s exactly as M and I felt*, as we tried to absorb the words of the …

* Shattered and Broken!
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Ecclesiasticus Chapter 44: “Let us now praise famous men, and our Fathers that begat us …”

Brave Heroes and Fallen Heroes

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Together, one mind, one soul, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant seeds of hope, then march together towards a better future…a far brighter tomorrow”

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“What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.”

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“What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.”

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And when we bring what is within us out into the world, then miracles happen.

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“Do not judge me by my successes; judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”

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Fail your way to success!’

Google for that famous Michael Jordan quote  on ‘fail why I succeed’ and/or ‘fail your way to success’ (when you “get a mo”, c)

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