#910 Sweeping Our Own Porches

(And: Happy 150th Birthday, Gandhi!)

Today is, of course, October 2nd, 2019.

Let’s hop in a time machine.

Destination: 150 years ago: 1869.

Coordinates: 21°37′48″N 69°36′0″E. (← That’s the northwest part of India. 🤓)

Cars don’t exist yet. Neither do phones. (Let alone a smartphone.)


Imagine me sending this to you via telegram as we appreciate all the marvels of modern life.

150 years ago Today a great soul was born: Mohandas Gandhi.

Let’s celebrate by taking a moment to reflect on his iconic “Be the change you want to see” wisdom.

We’ll let another great soul who spent her life in India lead our reflection today.

As you may know, Mother Teresa once said: “If each of us would only sweep our own doorstep, the whole world would be clean.


That’s about right, eh?

What change do YOU want to see in the world?

Are you BEING it?


Here’s to sweeping our front porches as we do our little part in making the whole world clean.

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