Making Plans …

If you must fear something, fear that you won’t try, and thus ensure your failure. How often this is true.















Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood…Make big plans, aim high in hope and work.

Daniel H. Burnham

Why accomplish small things when you can accomplish big things by adjusting your aim and vision?

When we start talking about stirring someone’s blood, you had best be stirring your own first.  Then you can see to motivating others to join your quest or even begin their own.

I personally believe that the largest blocks to this way of thinking consists of our own fears about what might happen.

So if you must fear something, fear this:

I won’t try and thus insure my own failure …

Trying to follow my own advice in the Heartland …


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About Makere

A transplanted New Zealand Scots/Maori academic/grandmother/random singer and sometime activist, my life is shaped by a deep conviction of the necessity for active critical engagement in the multi-faceted global and local crises of being and survival of species that confront us in the 21st century, the urgency of re-visioning the meaning of thriving together, and the contribution of Indigenous knowledge systems to a truly sustainable and just global society.
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