It been a tough couple of weeks (anyone else feeling the same way?). I've struggled with what to say, and if I should say anything at all. But I wanted to say something, even in my uncertainty because I believe that it's important to share. This episode is the best that I could articulate how I feel about this election, about fear, about love, and about how it all breaks down to communication, engagement, and education. Not only in the wider scope of the current state of our country, but in the scope of our interpersonal relationships with others in our lives as well.
My friend Smita shared this quote, and in her sharing it, I'm able to share it here, and hopefully that will bring some light to someone who feels lost in darkness:
Do not let the world make you hard.
Do not let pain make you hate.
Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness.
Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place."
- Iain Thomas