Dehumanization in A Tale of Two Cities

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times …” ~ Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities “It’s a far, far better thing I do than I have ever done. It’s a far, far better rest I go to than I have ever known.” ~ Charles Dickens, A Tale of TwoContinue reading “Dehumanization in A Tale of Two Cities”

My Wilderness

“People are hard to hate close up. Move in. Speak truth to bullshit. Be civil. Hold hands. With strangers. Strong back. Soft front. Wild heart.” ~ Brené Brown, Braving the Wilderness “The paradox is one of our most valuable spiritual possessions … only the paradox comes anywhere near to comprehending the fullness of life.” ~Continue reading “My Wilderness”

The Challenge of Change

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ~ George Bernard Shaw “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” ~ Harriet Tubman “Let us remember: OneContinue reading “The Challenge of Change”

The Terror of Winning

“Traveler, there is no path, the path must be forged as you walk.” -Poet Antonio Machado “Awards are so unnecessary because I think we get so much out of our work just by doing it. The work is a reward in itself.” -Natalie Portman. “Awards are wonderful. I’ve been nominated many times and won manyContinue reading “The Terror of Winning”