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    On Mar 12, 2012 Derick wrote:

    I can associate with the story which makes it even so more compelling.  With this story I have also realized I am not the only person recognizing “shared identity” experiences.  What I also realized is that there are a few key elements necessary to make these experiences happen; which is mainly concluded to the kind of soul and spirit that a person convey with.
    I have learned not to expect respect and loyalty from other people, but that I will offer it without fail.  It is also eminent to qualify a situation and the people and the cause all together before commitment can be made to anything.  As the strength of unity comes through unquestionable understanding while great errors can be laid to rest by calmness.   
    To summarize have I learned that one will not change the world by trying to change others but by living in example without expectation of reward or recognition or even results.  Change takes time, but it is guaranteed by the diligence of a persistent mind, which is lead by a good heart and spirit. I can associate with the story which makes it even so more compelling.  With this story I have also realized I am not the only person recognizing “shared identity” experiences.  What I also realized is that there are a few key elements necessary to make these experiences happen; which is mainly concluded to the kind of soul and spirit that a person convey with.
    I have learned not to expect respect and loyalty from other people, but that I will offer it without fail.  It is also eminent to qualify a situation and the people and the cause all together before commitment can be made to anything.  As the strength of unity comes through unquestionable understanding while great errors can be laid to rest by calmness.   
    To summarize have I learned that one will not change the world by trying to change others but by living in example without expectation of reward or recognition or even results.  Change takes time, but it is guaranteed by the diligence of a persistent mind, which is lead by a good heart and spirit. 


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