So you never know who you touch. You never know how or when you'll have an impact, or how important your example can be to someone else. ~Denzel Washington Yesterday I had a meeting with three gutsy women who are doing some amazing things in our resistance world. We gathered at a coffee shop off … Continue reading Want A Side of Inspiration With That Coffee?
"Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose." ~Janis Joplin "Who you are is what you settle for, you know?" ~Janis Joplin The election of 2016 gave us the freedom to throw the rule book out the window. You know the one. The book that says candidates must say X, dress like Y, … Continue reading Freedom From Expectations
This iconic image of Tank Man was captured by Jeff Widener for AP One person can make a difference, and everyone should try. ~John F. Kennedy *Note: The pep talk below was first published in July, before many of our new friends joined us. (Welcome!) While our numbers have swelled, our need for messages about … Continue reading Everyday People Make the Best Revolutionaries
They will be met with fire, fury and frankly power the likes of which this world has never seen before. ~Donald J. Trump Did you know that some seeds have to withstand fire before they’ll germinate? It’s true. Some trees keep their potential all stored up in pinecones that are sealed tight with resin. The … Continue reading The Resistance: Fire, Fury and Power the Likes of Which This World Has Never Seen
Lightening makes no sound until it strikes. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. This past weekend we paused to remember and celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who tirelessly fought for racial justice and so eloquently stated the case for freedom and equality that his words still send shivers down our spines. … Continue reading The Behind the Scenes Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death. ~Mark Batterson Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and … Continue reading Deadlines are Motivating – Even the Ones We Don’t Like to Think About.
What is to give light must endure burning. ~Viktor Frankl The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. ~Pablo Picasso During WWII, a promising young jewish psychotherapist named Viktor Frankl was given an opportunity to escape the Nazis. He had obtained a passport - a … Continue reading How the Resistance is Giving Us Meaning