Gandhi is quoted as saying, “We must be the change we wish to see in the world.” I love this quote, and the message behind it, so much that I have a picture of him in magnet form on my fridge saying this. I am a firm believer in the idea of believing and practicing before preaching. You can’t really know what you’re talking about otherwise, right?
I looked at my magnet today and felt a deep sense of disappointment in myself. Today, I wasn’t being the change I wish to see. I advocate a healthy, all natural lifestyle, but I haven’t truly been living one lately. As I’ve written about before, I fell and hurt my foot many weeks ago, and since then I’ve been using that as an excuse to stay sedentary and not exercise more. Continue reading