MONDAY MUSE (3 January 2011)
‘Be the change you want
to see in the world’ - Mahatma Gandhi
On the threshold of New Year, at our family gets together, the children
arranged the activities. One activity was for everyone to pen down, at the
stroke of midnight, personal statements on two charts. One was a Wish-List; the
other was a list of Resolutions. A few seniors questioned the distinction
between the two, but the children had got it right!
One may wish to be healthier and fitter, but it would be better to
resolve to make the lifestyle changes necessary for the transformation. One may
wish for peace, harmony, friendships, relationships, success, worthy causes…
but it would be better to resolve to create and participate in processes to
make the wish happen.
What we wish for and what we resolve to do are as different as just
craving for a desired destination and creating a road map to get there.
A wish is just a thought, a dream. A resolve is a commitment, a mission
to actualise the dream. A wish is an imagination.
A resolve has to be real. A resolve is about making the necessary choices and
backing them with earnest resoluteness.
Hence, while we put together wish lists for ourselves, our families
and our communities, let’s be better at moving beyond desire. Let’s resolve to
make the wish happen by our commitment, determination and persistence. May our
wishes be well meaning and backed by the resolve to be the change that we want
to see in our world!
BE BETTER at making resolutions for action
fly only with wings of steadfast dedication!
- Pravin K. Sabnis
PRAVIN SABNIS conducts UNLEARNING
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Since 2008, MONDAY MUSE is based on
the JCI theme – BE BETTER.
Earlier it was inspired by
JCI-India’s National President’s theme: Touch To Transform (2004), We Are The
Future (2005), Speak Through Action (2006), Develop New Dimensions (2007).
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