A critic who knew of Warden Clinton Duffy’s efforts to rehabilitate the men said to him, "Don’t you know that leopards can’t change their spots?"
Responded Warden Duffy of California’s San Quentin Prison, "You should know that I don’t work with leopards. I work with men, and men change every day." ~ Graham

by Pete Ferguson

Can a person change?

Deep down, to the fabric of their being, can a person really change who they are?

I certainly hope so, and I've been witness to enough change that I can say from my vantage point, the answers is a resounding "YES!"

I'm grateful for those who believe in me, that I can change, improve, and evolve. And I'm grateful that I can believe in others and be part of their change. For in another person's change, I also learn, grow, and change myself.

Nowhere is this more true than in parenting... continue reading ...

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Comment by Ann Musico on October 8, 2012 at 12:31pm

"Mondays are a rebirth for me. The opportunity to create a new week."  I love that and they should be for all of us!  I agree totally with your illustration of watching your children grow and develop and change.  For me, the greatest and most profound changes I've made in myself were because of my children.  Being a parent changes you in ways you just can't imagine.  And overall I agree that we as people are definitely capable of change with God's help and His grace - nothing is impossible.

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