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Blessing of Hopeby Jan RichardsonSo my we knowthe hopethat is not justfor somedaybut for this day--here, now,in this momentthat opens to us:hope not madeof wishesbut of substancehope made of sinewand muscleand bone,hope that has breathand a beating heart,hope that will notkeep quietand be politehope that knowshow to hollerwhen it is called for,hope that knowshow to singwhen there seemslittle causehope that raises usfrom the dead--not somedaybut this day,every day,again andagain andagain.
NATIVES ONLY!!!!!!!! NO NON NATIVES REPLYING!!!!!— ateqanngi❄️ (@allanngorartoq) August 11, 2020
Natives, what’s decolonization in your eyes? i feel like this question has many many answers depending on who u ask
#whitepaperJR @JustinTrudeau pic.twitter.com/6sUY9ltvGd— Terrill Tailfeathers (@Terrilltf) August 25, 2020
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You must come to terms with an inexplicably hard truth right now: Your place is in your own life. You have to let go of the intoxication of other and claim your self. You are watching the people you know best ride off into their lives and your own feet are itchy to follow, but that is not your path. Not yet. Instead, dig your hands into the soil and understand that if no one tends the here and now, there will be nothing to harvest later. Listen carefully to that deep, quiet whisper that tells you to choose what is truly yours, that tells you to be responsible to your life pulsing beneath your feet. Growing is not always easy, but outgrowing is even more difficult to accept. This month, be careful and be conscious. Do not chase them. Stand in you.-The Fold (emphasis added)
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"No matter how many people tell me we need a new approach to racial justice based on kindness and love, I say, no, we need a new approach to kindness and love based on racial justice."
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"What modest dreamers we have become."-Zadie Smith
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"Here’s something that my mom said to me and I think it’s very true in terms of happiness: You have to always have something to look forward to. It can be a very minor thing, and it can be a major thing. But you always have to have something you’re looking forward to next."-Julia Louis-Dreyfus
"A goal that isn’t too important makes you live in the moment, and still gives you a driving force. This driving force is a way to get around the fact that we will all die and there is no real point to life."
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“I hope people take away the fact that it is possible to have a different sort of life.”— Jane Goodall
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“Your life is your life. Don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission. Be on the watch. There are ways out. There is light somewhere. It may not be much light but it beats the darkness.
Be on the watch. The gods will offer you chances. Know them. Take them. You can’t beat death but you can beat death in life, sometimes. And the more often you learn to do it, the more light there will be. Your life is your life. Know it while you have it. You are marvelous. The gods wait to delight in you.”
— Charles Bukowski (line breaks added)
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You look at a cat, and it looks at you. You have the scary idea that a cat is a kind of person. You look more carefully and let the cat’s eyes tell you what it sees. It sees you are a kind of cat.A cat always looks into your eyes, as if it knows that you see it with your eyes. As if it knows? What a mad idea. A cat doesn’t even know it has eyes, let alone know that it is seeing you with its eyes. And yet it knows, it knows.
If you think long enough about what you see in a cat, you begin to suppose you will understand everything, but its eyes tell you there is nothing to understand, there is only life.
When it comes to loneliness, a cat is excellent company. It is a lonely animal. It understands what you feel. A dog also understands, but it makes such a big deal of being there for you, bumping against you, flopping about your feet, licking your face. It keeps saying, “Here I am.” Your loneliness then seems lugubrious. A cat will just be, suffering with you in philosophical silence.
"i must go, my people need me. wait, is my hat on straight?"— Paul Bronks (@SlenderSherbet) January 26, 2020
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this is how tornadoes start— Humor And Animals (@humorandanimals) May 14, 2020
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“Whenever we touch nature we get clean. People who have got dirty through too much civilization take a walk in the woods, or a bath in the sea. Entering the unconscious, entering yourself through dreams, is touching nature from the inside and this is the same thing, things are put right again.”— Carl Jung
This screenshot was sent to me and my colleagues in an attempt to shame and police my body. Well, I’m taking my power back.— Kori Sidaway (@korisidaway) September 7, 2020
To the nameless computer warrior(s) who try to reduce women into an outfit or a body part — this generation of women, doesn’t stand for harassment👩🏼🤝👩🏻✌🏻 pic.twitter.com/fgGySbVTYy
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"In the morning I drinkcoffee until I can seea way to love lifeagain. It's okay, there'sno difference betweenflying and thinkingyou're flyinguntil you land."
"SomehowI own like six nail clippersand I honestly can'tremember ever buyingeven one. My sistercame to visit andsaw them in a smallwooden bowl. Iheard her laughing inthe bathroom. I hopeshe never dies. There'sno harm in hopinguntil you land."
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"We are big fans of seasonal living here at TWT. We believe in trusting your natural energy cycle, rather than expecting to yourself to perform the same way 365 days a year, like a robot."
"Average pace is more important than current pace... When you're focused on your average pace, you have the freedom to flow with your energy. Bring the intensity 1-2 days a week when you’ve got the energy, and enjoy easy movement on other days to recover."
"Don’t let your conditions fool you. Working out in hot weather can fool you into thinking you’re not as fit as you are. Don’t let summer get you down on yourself: in the fall, you’ll realize that working out in the warmer weather actually helped you build your fitness. In the midst of COVID, remember that you are teaching yourself how to work and work out in far from ideal conditions."
“Sometimes we are blessed with being able to choose the time, and the arena, and the manner of our revolution, but more usually we must do battle where we are standing.”-Audre Lorde
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