Don't Just

Don’t Just…

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I hope you had an amazing week! I found this poem and wanted to share it with you. It really ties together everything that we have been talking about in January. It’s called “Don’t Just”, and it’s written by Roy Bennett from his book, The Light in the Heart.

Don’t Just

Don’t just learn, experience.
Don’t just read, absorb.
Don’t just change, transform.
Don’t just relate, advocate.
Don’t just promise, prove.
Don’t just criticize, encourage.
Don’t just think, ponder.
Don’t just take, give.
Don’t just see, feel.
Don’t just dream, do.
Don’t just hear, listen.
Don’t just talk, act.
Don’t just tell, show.
Don’t just exist, live.

– Roy T. Bennett

Something to Think About
Was there a phrase in that poem that resonated with you? What is the change that is needed to implement that change in your life?

Weekly Activity
This is a great poem to share with others in your life. Set a time to visit with a friend or family member and offer your support and feedback for any changes they want to make in 2021.

Words of Wisdom

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. – Thomas Jefferson

The path to success is to take massive, determined actions. –Tony Robbins

An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied. – Arnold Glasow

God provides the wind, but man must raise the sails. – St. Augustine

Be content to act, and leave the talking to others. – Baltasar Gracian

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