Here are some of the lyrics from the Michael Jackson song, “Man in the Mirror”…
I’m starting with the Man in the Mirror
I’m asking him to change his ways
And no message could have been any clearer
If you want to make the world a better place
Take a look at yourself
then make a change
This really hits home. If you want to make a change, in whatever, you have to begin with yourself. Sounds really simple, but sometimes it’s not. Why? Because we like our comfort zone! We like to do what we’ve always done because were familiar with it. Because sometimes we’re scared to try something new. But sometimes it is good to step outside of our comfort zone, step outside of our box.
There are great things happening on my campus this year, and it’s because the teachers have really accepted the challenge to take a risk, to step out of their comfort zone, to not be afraid to fail.
So, for those of you who are like the millions and millions of us who are not always so eager to do new things, just realize that it’s OK.
And remember … If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, then make a change.