“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ~Elie Wiesel
While you’re sanitizing and wiping everything down, be sure to wipe hatred and jealousy out of your heart. That’s a virus too.
Mother Earth: “I can’t breathe”.
Pandemic patients: “I can’t breathe”.
George Floyd: “I can’t breathe”.
Time for a new way.
Take that first step, use that next breath to help heal the world.
And then the whole world walked inside and shut their doors and said: we will stop it all. Everything. To protect our weaker ones. Our sicker ones. Our older ones. And nothing -nothing in the history of mankind-ever felt more like love than this. -Street sign in Mt Lebanon, PA
In the rush to return to normal, use this time to consider which parts of normal are worth rushing back to.
Behind every strong, independent woman lies a broken little girl who had to learn how to get back up and to never depend on anyone.
To exist is to dare throw yourself into the world. ~Simone de Beauvoir
If it doesn’t open, it’s not your door.
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Your soul doesn’t care what you do for a living – and when your life is over, neither will you. Your soul cares only about what you are being while you are doing whatever you are doing.” ~Neale Donald Walsh