In the struggle for equality and justice, the truest victory is a mind changed.
“To do any kind of
creativejustice work well, you have to run at stuff knowing that it’s usually going to fail.”
— (Paraphrased) Ira Glass
This is sacred ground.
My friend Jamie has some thoughts on recent events.
Thinking about how the most famous clock in the world is kept accurate by small change.
Sitting with that idea; the idea that small change can make a huge difference.
Massive change is what history is asking from us in this moment. It’ll require a few more pounds.
This is the most comprehensive list I’ve linked to yet.
To understand some of the context of what’s going on right now you have to know the history.
So, I point you to where I live, the Rondo Neighborhood in St. Paul, MN.
The first change that takes place is in your mind. You have to change your mind before you change the way you live and the way you move…It will just be something you see and you’ll think, “Oh I’m on the wrong page.”
— Gil Scott-Heron on “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”
“There is one thing we can do, and the happiest people are those who do it to the limit of their ability. We can be completely present. We can be all here. We can… give all our attention to the opportunity before us.”
— Mark Van Doren