Tag: optimism

Thoughts on Hope – 1

On Optimism and Pessimism (as opposed to authentic Hope) An optimist says, in effect, “Don’t worry, it’s going to turn out all right.” A pessimist says, “It’s going down the drain and there’s nothing you can do about it” Both get us off the… Continue Reading “Thoughts on Hope – 1”

Optimism

Today’s Easter poem from Education for Justice is by Jane Hirshfield. Optimism More and more I have come to admire resilience. Not the simple resistance of a pillow, whose foam returns over and over to the same shape, but the sinuous tenacity of a… Continue Reading “Optimism”