Posts tagged "courage"
Never Give Up

Never Give Up

Never Give Up has a strong ring, it’s full of courage, determination, perseverance… Never Give Up need not be callous, hard-hearted, without compassion, rigid, or inflexible.  It gives us guidance on our journey; can offer advice when we’re flagging; help us remember the bigger picture; that we’re in this for the long haul; and most...
Basic Goodness

Basic Goodness

“Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness.  If he/she listens to it and acts on it, he/she is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most.” –– Pablo Casals    In the light of the recent and horrendous shooting in Orlando, I allowed myself to calm and settle when I came...
States of our Unions

States of our Unions

I have been deeply moved in the last few days by the vision, the struggles, the inner strength and courage of people working for social, economic and environmental justice…and deeply touched as well by the magnitude of the challenges we have faced and overcome, and by those we still face.  I believe we will never “arrive”…  the work will never...