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Summary: 6th of 6 based on Acts 2:47 Small things done with great love change the world. You can change the world by changing you from being a taker to being a giver.

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Transforming You

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Now is the time for change

January 31, 1829

To President Jackson:

The canal system of this country is being threatened by the spread of a new form of transportation known as "railroads.’ The federal government must preserve the canals for the following reasons:

One, if canal boats are supplanted by ’railroads," serious unemployment will result. Captains, cooks, drivers, hostlers, repairmen and lock tenders will be left without means of livelihood, not to mention the numerous farmers now employed in growing hay for the horses.

Two. Boat builders would suffer and towline, whip and harness makers would be left destitute.

Three. Canal boats are absolutely essential to the defense of the United States. In the event of the expected trouble with England, the Eric Canal would be the only means by which we could ever move the supplies so vital to waging modem war.

As you may well know, Mr. President, "railroad" carriages are pulled at the enormous speed of fifteen miles per hour by "engines" which, in addition to endangering life and limb of passengers, roar and snort their way through the country side, setting fire to crops, scaring the livestock and frightening women and children.

The Almighty certainly never intended that people should travel at such breakneck speed.

Martin Van Buren Governor of New York

Michelle Casto whose profession is that of a “Life Coach” says, “Everywhere you look, change is occurring: for the individual, families, corporations, communities, states, countries, and ultimately the world. The pace of change has increased to keep up with the human desire to create more change. You wouldn’t have to look very far in your own life to identify something you would like to change. Now is the perfect time to transform yourself physically, emotionally, mentally, spiritually or otherwise.”

What you may have noticed is that it is time for a change. We all want things to be better. We all hunger for purpose and meaning in life. We want there to be more to life than the production of carbon dioxide as we breathe the air.

I’ve spent a lot of time this week talking to people who are struggling with stuff in life. One person said, “I know better but I wonder if God is picking on me sometimes.”

What you probably don’t know is how to go about transforming your life.

Let’s begin with a simple proposition. If you want to be transformed you have to change something.

Life Coach Michelle Casto put it this way, “The first thing you need to learn about change, is that in order to change your outer reality, you must transform your inner programming. All change begins with you---on the inside---your thoughts, feelings, and beliefs about how life works or doesn’t work determine what you will create in your outer world.”

She goes on to say, “What changes your life is not learning more, though education is important. What changes your life is not making decisions, although making choices and acting on them is important.”

Then she adds this final statement, "What changes your life is being in touch with your inner self and designing your life around what is important and true for you.”


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Michelle Casto

commented on Jun 12, 2007

I am glad to see you found my quotes so helpful that you used it to create a blog post. In fact, the quote by Rolly May and Einstein come directly form my article entitled Life Transformation. However, I also find it interesting and somewhat short-sighted to imply that looking at one's inner programming is not the start of an internal transformation. God/Goddess cannot transform our minds unless we are first aware that there is something in our mind that needs to be changed/healed. That is where the profession of Life Coaching Comes in! Life Coaching is a highly effective way to help human beings reconnect with their divinity and begin the process of changing from the inside out. And of course, if you knew more about the way I coach, you would know that I believe and teach that God/Infinite Intelligence helps us to create our divine lives if we learn to communicate and co-create with our power and presence. Again, for those who want to stop being lectured to and want to start learning what really works in life, I invite all to consider life coaching as a way to transform thyself and be transformed by the renewing of your mind. To live a divine life: http://www.brightlightcoach.com Shine Brightly, Dr. Michelle L. Casto

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