Ripples #570: How You Carry It!
Monday, Apr 26, 2010
The Ripples Project is a tribe of 25,306
who believe tiny actions create big possibilities
It’s not the load that breaks you,
it’s the way you carry it.
-Lena Horn, submitted by Nicole W., San Luis Obispo CA
There is no person without faults,
none without a burden.
None is sufficient in himself,
none is wise in himself;
therefore, we must support one another,
comfort, help, teach, and advise one another.
-Thomas a Kempis (translation), submitted by Lois B., Calumet MI
You can handle your load if you carry it correctly. Back injuries often
arise when we don’t lift with our legs. Soul injuries can occur when we
forget to use all of our strength and all of our resources. That includes
bringing your best self to face challenges, and it includes asking for help
from the tribe of people you have assembled for just such purposes.
Today I wish for you the courage to ask for help and the strength to offer