Are you watching closely?
Last night, I dreamed I went to Manderley again.
Paint your own picture, Enola. Don't be thrown off by other people.
I now know that hopelessness is the enemy of justice. Hope allows us to push forward even when the truth is distorted by the people in power. It allows us to stand up when they tell us to sit down. And to speak when they say, “Be quiet.” Through this work I’ve learned that each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done. That the opposite of poverty isn’t wealth. The opposite of poverty is justice. That the character of our nation isn’t reflected in how we treat the rich and the privileged, but how we treat the poor, the disfavored and condemned.
Welcome to Harga, and happy midsummer! It has been ninety years since our last great feast, and it will be ninety years before our next.
I think we so often get caught up in this state of negativity and it's a poison like nothing else.
Youth is precious, you should enjoy it.
"Though he hadn’t talked to God in years, not a single petition or word of praise since he’d come across the crucified Marine. Willard could feel it welling up inside him now, the urge to get right with his maker, before something bad happened to his family."
Love is happening all around us. We just have to look for it.
"Life throws curves at you, you think it’s moving one way, and suddenly realize it’s heading in the opposite direction."