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I know these are scary, uncertain, hurtful times, but I really wish people would stop talking about what a trash fire the world is. Our world is a wounded relative, not a hopeless ruin, and we’re called to help heal the injuries we’ve inflicted on our kin.
– Daniel Heath Justice, via Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart
– Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl
Crew in hazmat suits cleaning up after oil spill
I wonder if gratefulness is the bridge from sorrow to joy, spanning the chasm of our anxious striving. Freed from the burden of unbridled desires, we can enjoy what we have, celebrate what we’ve attained, and appreciate the familiar. For if we can’t be happy now, we’ll likely not be happy when.
– Philip Gulley, Porch Talk