Chapter 15

Creative and Confidential

We must cherish our imagination; our ability to dream; for the highest achievers since history began, have been the dreamers who, combined their perspiration and their aspiration to make their own unique contribution.

—Andrew Matthews, Being Happy!

There was no need for confidentiality in our organization other than information regarding the persons we served. However, we did keep from other organizations how we were raising money until we realized we were all being funded by the same sponsors in the community!

A young man went to his father to announce he wanted to get married. His father asked who the girl was. His son told him it was Mary Lou, a girl from the neighborhood. His father sadly said, “I’m sorry ...

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