Do we understand that just as service is a gift so too is the opportunity to serve?
Are we generous with what we have?
Do we seek opportunities to use our gifts to serve others?
“Past the seeker as he prayed came the cripple and the beggar and the beaten. And seeing them, the Holy one went down into deep prayer and cried, ‘Great God, how is it that a loving creator can see such things and yet do nothing about them?’ And out of the long silence, God said, ‘I did do something. I made you.’ ”Sufi teaching story
“Unless someone like you
Cares a whole awful lot
Nothing is going to get better.
It’s not.”Dr. Seuss
“A small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”Margaret Mead
“Be the change you want to see in the world.” —Mahatma Gandhi
“Let your life speak.”Quaker tenet