My fellow citizens:
Like you, I don’t believe that the problem of the United States of America today is a lack of good intentions, intelligence, vision, ability and hope.
Amongst this American people are all the resources, compassion and courage that are needed.
The problem is a lack of leadership.
No, we do not lack for politicians. I believe that we can all agree there is enough of those peculiar creatures. Neither can they be improved upon. Nor perfected. They are merely men and women- no better and no worse than our best and our worst. As individuals, their service (performed well or poorly) is limited by their single-ness.
What we lack, in fact, is an army of humble, servant leaders! Read the rest of this entry »