Solution or Problem?  

Posted by Jarrod Spencer in , , , ,

Opinions are prevalent about most anything. Currently, ask someone about the gas prices and they will have an opinion about it. Ask about the government...there will be an opinion. Ask about your school...there will be an opinion. Ask about your church...there will be an opinion. There is nothing wrong with opinions, per se. What makes them create problems is when we don't use our opinions to create something positive, as a result. This quote makes me stop and think about what I'm doing with my opinions...

It doesn't matter how strong your opinions are. If you don't use your power for positive change, you are, indeed, part of the problem. ~ Coretta Scott King
Coretta Scott King, wife to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., had to have a stressful life. Especially, as she was at the side of a man who was bold in making his "dream" become a reality. Not living in the 1960's, nor ever living in a place of racial segregation, I can only imagine what it must have been like to be her. Racial segregation definitely had, and continues to have, its fair share of opinions.

However, she played a part in using the energy, that formed her opinions, into action to help bring about change. That is where the application comes in to play. No matter what you have an opinion about, where can you be a part of the solution instead of the problem?

When you are thinking of all the things that need to be changed in a particular area, person, group of people, etc., turn it around and start thinking of ways in which you can help bringing those changes into a reality from a positive aspect.

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2 comments

Really appreciated this week's quote. Reminds me of one of my favorites, "Be the change you hope to see in the world."

July 5, 2008 at 11:38 AM

LOOOOVE that quote! Great post.

July 5, 2008 at 2:44 PM

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