You can live a whole lifetime never being awake. ~Dan Millman It's a wild time to be alive. It's a wild time to be awake. Yesterday the President of the United States stood on the world stage and sided with Vladimir Putin against the United States. He publicly endorsed a KGB officer's "powerful" denials of … Continue reading How Do You Say “Wake Up” in Russian?
Our enemies have a goal: They want you to first give up hope, then just give up altogether. Despair is their tool. Exhaustion, fear and isolation are their tools. Cynicism is the obedience they seek from you. Refuse to obey: Take heart. Embrace defiant optimism. Hope huge. ~Alex Steffen A poll came out recently showing that 62% of us are … Continue reading Fighting Fatigue (the Wonky Way)
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. ~F. Scott Fitzgerald We’ve been knocked back a few times this past week. First it was the Supreme Court’s decision about the Muslim ban. Then it was the Supreme Court’s decision about Unions. Then it was the news of Justice Kennedy’s retirement. Every day – every … Continue reading Using Their Momentum
I was brought up to believe that a person must be rescued when drowning, regardless of religion and nationality. ~Irena Sendler When you know that something is basically at stake, like real life, you do everything to save it. You don’t talk about it and discuss it. You do it. ~ Irena Sendler Irena Sendler … Continue reading Accepting Our Opportunities
Few will have the greatness to bend history, but each of us can work to change a small portion of the events, and in the total of all these acts will be written the history of this generation. ~Robert Kennedy, June 6, 1966, Cape Town, S. Africa Each time a man stands up for an … Continue reading Our Legacy.
We do not need magic to change the world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better. ~JR Rowling. Fear makes us weak; anger makes us strong. Irena Sendler A few weeks ago, I attended a pretty fantastic conference for folks who have been … Continue reading We Can Do It; Powering the Resistance.
We will be more successful in all our endeavors if we can let go of the habit of running all the time, and take little pauses to relax and re-center ourselves. And we’ll also have a lot more joy in living. ~Thich Nhat Hanh We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize. … Continue reading Slow Down to Speed Up