Where your eyes go, your body will follow. ~Bikram Short words today, friends - because life. But I wanted to take a moment to answer a question that I've gotten from many of you: How do you come up with something positive each week? How do you stay so upbeat? The answer is fairly simple. … Continue reading Looking for Good
A huge part of being a feminist is giving other women the freedom to make choices you might not necessarily make yourself. ~Lena Dunham Women - and especially moms - are the static noise that undergirds society. We're the background that you don't hear but that hums along continuously as you go about your own … Continue reading Invisible Women
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.