Re: Change in GSUSA Promise?
Lisa A. Varner (lavarner@JUNO.COM)
Mon, 2 Dec 1996 14:19:36 EST
On Mon, 2 Dec 1996 13:19:08 -0500 Bob Everson <everson@ADDL.PURDUE.EDU>
>Heard on the wireless today that the Girl Scout org. will change the
>Girl Scout Promise to add - to be courageous and strong and drop - to be
>cheerful. Not knowing the promise- I don't know if this makes sense-
>nor do I know for sure whether the story is correct. Anyone confirm?
The promise will remain what it has been...
On my honor,
I will try,
to serve God and my country,
to help people at all times,
and to live by the Girl Scout law.
The law is what has been changed as of last month.
It is now...
I will do my best to be honest and fair, friendly and
helpful considerate and caring courageous and strong, and
responsible for what I say and doand to respect myself and
others, respect authority, use resources wisely,
make the world a better place, and be a sister to every Girl
A lot of leaders have expressed concern over the lack of "to be
But it was debated at the National conference and this was what was voted
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