The best advice I ever got was to always do the right thing and worry about your motives later.
Years back, I worked to help clean up a summer camp in North Carolina. We would see drink bottles, paper and random items left in the rooms. With each staffer wanting to be rehired for the next summer, they would do a very thorough job while they were being watched by the supervisors.
While the job was to clean up the summer camp grounds all the time, many campers would skip over things they thought would never be noticed. I mentioned to a fellow staffer that it would be just as false to clean up well in front of the leaders as it would be to not clean up well at all. The staffer told me to do the right thing, then worry about your motives later.
I still use that advice because the right thing will always need to be done, and you can take care of any problems with wanting special attention or to be noticed after you’ve done what was right.
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9 American Legion Flagler Post 115 Meeting
9 Gold Wing Road Riders Association Meeting
9 Sons & Daughters of Italy Meeting
10 Grief Support Group
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WEEKEND: Donate toys at Holiday at the Beach
Donations for children in need will be collected at Flagler Beach's holiday parade; and, a Grammy winner will be featured this weekend at Hollingsworth.
OUR TOWN: Sheriff graduates second class of 2013
Also: Let's hear it for the Matanzas Women's Club, which raised $5,000 for college scholarships; the holiday boat parade needs captains; and more.
No Shave November Contest
Locals have been growing their facial hair over the past month, but on Nov. 30, they reconvened at Woody's BBQ to pick the best beards and mustaches. November is prostate cancer awareness month and FPC's boys lacrosse team started a local no-shave contest with 30 participants. They raised more than $1,000 for Florida Hospital Flagler.