whether we realized it or not, with every activity we participated in, we grew and our values were fortified.
So now, as I find myself crouched down, drenched in sweat, in a ninety six degree attic as my third sheet of plastic insulation cracks, with no one to look to but myself. I find it within myself to remember what matters to me, and the values instilled within me so long ago that I carry with me. “To help others at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout Law”—the final and most fundamentally essential line of our creed. A line which encompasses the mission and values of the Girl Scouts: to develop girls into strong women devoted to serving their communities. So, as I walk away from the construction site, I smile and feel the warm evening breeze caress my sawdust encrusted face, and as my tired body begins to carry me down the street, I can hear the words begin to play in my memory once again. “On my honor I will try…”
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