When it seems like there are lots of things to “fix” at work or at home, it helps to heed Pope John’s words. Continue to see everything (and by everything, we mean to also see what is working well); overlook many of the little details that, while they may drive you crazy, are probably not that important; and focus on correcting or addressing only the most important issues – the critical points.
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‘North Country Blues … contains in a few short verses a complete tragedy, fully understood by its heroine, who is surrounded by thousands of bleak square miles of freezing forest and lakes, with nowhere else to go and winter coming on, and so must stay where she is and face what is to come
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And so this afternoon, I have a dream. (Go ahead) It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.I have a dream that one day, right down in Georgia and Mississippi and Alabama, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to live together as brothers.I have a dream this afternoon (I have a dream) that one day, [Applause] one day little white children and little Negro children will be able to join hands as brothers and sisters.
I’d like somebody to mention that day that Martin Luther King, Jr., tried to give his life serving others.I’d like for somebody to say that day that Martin Luther King, Jr., tried to love somebody.I want you to say that day that I tried to be right on the war question.I want you to be able to say that day that I did try to feed the hungry.And I want you to be able to say that day that I did try in my life to clothe those who were naked.I want you to say on that day that I did try in my life to visit those who were in prison.I want you to say that I tried to love and serve humanity.