Entries in adaptability (4)

Friday
Mar252011

Audio: Jacques-of-All-Trades

So! Whom do we have here?”

“M-my name is Jacques.”

“Speak up!”

“Jacques!”

“You have an accent, where are you from?”

“Er … S … Switzerland. I’m S-Swiss.”

“So why did Mrs. Hunter toss you in here with us just now? For oiling and cleaning too?”

“I don't know. Maybe she wants to use me for something.”

“Can't imagine what for when you consider your present company.”

Jacques timidly surveyed his new companions within the four wooden walls of the crate and had to admit to himself that he had pondered the same question.

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Friday
Oct082010

Flexible, Bendable Lofty

Atop a lush, forested hill stood a magnificent tree named Lofty. Lofty was a large, proud, strong tree.

One day, as the trees were basking in the morning sun, with their branches swaying gently in the warm breeze, Lofty looked with a scowl at the other trees. He thought to himself, Its so odd how all us trees sway so easily when a wind blows upon us. I do not like the bending and swaying caused by the wind, or the way my branches go in whatever direction they are blown. Id rather show all who see me that Im the one in control of my branches.

After pondering on this for some time, Lofty had an idea. “I have decided to take full control of my branches!” Lofty proudly proclaimed to the other trees. “I will not allow my branches to move or be swayed by the wind.

“I will not follow some whim of the wind.

“I will not sway and dance like you, foolish trees. I will show you how much better I look through my proud inflexibility.”

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Friday
Jun112010

Poster: Change Equals Development

S&S link: Character Building: Values and Virtues: Courage1e

Illustrations by Sabine Rich and Yoko Matsuoka. Design by Yoko Matsuoka.
Copyright © 2010 by The Family International

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Friday
May282010

Change Equals Development

 

S&S link: Character Building: Values and Virtues: Courage-2e

Authored by T. M., based on the writings of Maria Fontaine. Illustrations by Sabine Rich. Design by Ella Jeffrey.
Copyright © 2010 by The Family International

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PDF: Change Equals Development
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PDF: Mudança igual aDesenvolvimento
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