Posts Tagged ‘Power of One’

The power of one encounter can change your life. You never know when that moment will happen.

It’s not your business to know. Your business is to simply live your life with intention, gratitude, and an attitude of service… to be a blessing to others along the way. In this video I share one woman’s remarkable story, an encounter that changed not just one life but many lives.

Pass It On!


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“At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils.” With these words, S.L. Parker opens his lovely little book: 212°: The Extra Degree. Parker goes on to say that “…with boiling water comes steam. And with steam, you can power a train.” What a difference that one degree can make.

The power of one.

Here are some of our sisters and brothers who understood the power of one… and the power of Passing It On!

Louis Armstrong • Neil Armstrong

Johann S. Bach •  Ella Baker

Mary McLeod Bethune

George Washington Carver

Cave Canem •  Albert Einstein

Elizabeth Mumbet Freeman

Mahatma Gandhi •  Billy Graham

Martha Graham •  James Weldon Johnson Helen Keller •  John F. Kennedy

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. •  Abraham Lincoln •  Nelson Mandela •  Mildred Blackmon McEwen

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart •  Jackie Robinson • Jonas Salk  •  Albert Schweitzer

Harriett Beecher Stowe •  Sojourner Truth •  Harriet Tubman •  Phyllis Wheatley

All of these folks were supported by a great multitude of kindred souls–who worked together…. sometimes in spite of themselves… to make that one degree of difference. Tell me, what difference are making with your power of one?

Pass It On!

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