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    Possibilities

    Description: In this 22-minute short film, "Celebrate What's Right With The World", Dewitt Jones (world-class photojournalist for the National Geographic) asks: "Do we choose to see possibilities? Do we really believe they're there?"

    He assures us that there is always more than one right answer. Celebrating what's right with the world helps us recognize the possibilities and find solutions for the challenges before us.

    This inspirational, best-selling film utilizes stunning photography and powerful dialogue to help viewers approach their lives with celebration, confidence and grace.

    ÔÇ£As I celebrated what was right with the world, I began to build a vision of possibility, not scarcity. Possibility... always another right answer.ÔÇØ - Dewitt Jones
    Love this attitude!

    http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fu...deoid=28163893

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    Attitude is everything! Thank you for sharing this.

    Diane

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    That's a great video. I've owned it for quite a few years, ever since hearing Dewitt speak at a seminar in San Diego. Very good stuff.
    Dan

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    What a great way to start the day. This is awesome and so true.

    Thanks for sharing,

    Chuck

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    WHAT!!???? When its well documented that the world is in a mad, head long rush to hell and everything is going to pot (I wish!) this guy comes along and tries to tell us to look for wonder and inspiration?? Sure got some nerve I tell ya, who's he trying to fool, anyway???!!

    RM

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    This guy reminds of the words of Robert Fulghum from his book

    ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN

    All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate school mountain, but there in the sand pile at school.
    These are the things I learned:
    • Share everything.
    • Play fair.
    • Don't hit people.
    • Put things back where you found them.
    • Clean up your own mess.
    • Don't take things that aren't yours.
    • Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody.
    • Wash your hands before you eat.
    • Flush.
    • Warm cookies and cold milk are good for you.
    • Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.
    • Take a nap every afternoon.
    • When you go out in the world, watch out for traffic, hold hands and stick together.
    Be aware of wonder. Remember the little seed in the Styrofoam cup: the roots go down and the plant goes up and nobody really knows how or why, but we are all like that.
    • Goldfish and hamsters and white mice and even the little seed in the Styrofoam cup - they all die. So do we.
    • And then remember the Dick-and-Jane books and the first word you learned - the biggest word of all - LOOK.

    Everything you need to know is in there somewhere. The Golden Rule and love and basic sanitation. Ecology and politics and equality and sane living.

    Take any one of those items and extrapolate it into sophisticated adult terms and apply it to your family life or your work or government or your world and it holds true and clear and firm. Think what a better world it would be if we all - the whole world - had cookies and milk at about 3 o'clock in the afternoon and then lay down with our blankets for a nap. Or if all governments had as a basic policy to always put things back where they found them and to clean up their own mess.

    And it is still true, no matter how old you are, when you go out in the world, it is best to hold hands and stick together.

    [Source: "ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN" by Robert Fulghum. ]

    Its always nice to see a positive spin on life, its certainly one I try for, its way too easy to just be depressed and rag on about everything, that's giving up, as far as I'm concerned.

    RM

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    Believe... Celebrate...

    Beautiful.
    Thanks for sharing, Voni.
    Warm regards.
    Ruben Tenorio.
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    Vicepresident.- BMW Clubes Federaci??n Latino Americana.
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