Small Actions With The Power To Change The World

May 13, 2011 by  
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Photo By Angie Rubin

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about a documentary I had seen; Waste Land. One of my points of discussion was how clearly the documentary showed that anything can happen to anyone.  I don’t think that was the focus of the film, but none the less it told the story of a garbage picker who through meeting and participating in an artist’s work, ended up going to London for an auction, being featured in a commercial campaign for Coca Cola and shaking hands with environmentalists.  It was a great example of life’s possibilities because visually it showed a man in the worst job possible; picking through garbage in the largest landfill on earth, and then being experiencing a completely different life.

Today, I was reading a post by Rabbi Wolpe.  In it he also discusses how by each action we take we transform our lives.  He also shares an interesting piece of history that shows how small events can have huge consequences.

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