Wednesday, June 16, 2010

One Voice

Darren: Friends, Ray Johnson has a unique way of expressing in a few short words what often takes me a belaboured ramble.  I thought it appropriate to share these thoughts sent to be by the chair of Community Linkages, because in the end we are not a group but a collection of single voices with a common passion in our hearts:

A thought came to me I would like to share.

Back in the spring of 2009, Susan Boyle took the stage of Britian's Got Talent. Compared to other contestants, she was plain-looking. No one expected much when she raised the microphone to her lips. But then she began to sing. Spellbound, the judges were taken with the beauty and power of the voice that filled the auditorium as the audience stood to their feet cheering with delight.

Message as it relates to the above: Common folk like you and me take turns on the stage of life in front of the world's skeptical audience.

With this in mind, let us move forward but keeping in mind that some day our voice will be heard that will in some way reach an audience who will see the need to turn to us for guidence and turn things around for the betterment of Rual NL.  - RayJ

Everyone deserves a voice, add yours for rural Newfoundland and Labrador. Add your voice to Community Linkages.

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