Principles of Self Help

As Reverend Leon H. Sullivan said in his book Moving Mountains, “Emancipation is achieved socially when people move in protest against injustice and deprivation.” “While we prevail upon government, industry, and the community to help poor by providing jobs, self-help remains as the key… Without inner resources such as motivation, discipline, and the will to succeed, no amount of external support will make you independent and self-reliant.”

Reverend Sullivan gave several principles or concepts throughout his 3 books to help you think or achieve self-help, self-reliance, or independence.  The principles represent goals and commitments.  All based on scripture, they have been quoted as: