Freedom is misunderstood.
Love is the foundation, the connection and the common denominator that frees us, allows us to think about what brings us together naturally rather than what keeps us uncomfortably stuck.
Despite the recent resurgence in Feminism, women are still subject to criticism directed at their image in a way that men have never had to deal with. In a 2010 interview, when asked what designers she likes to wear, Hillary Clinton replied, “Would you ever ask a man that question?”
The world is divided into angry people and free people.
No matter what we face, we are capable of far more than we realize. Mandela wrote, “The human body has an enormous capacity for adjusting to trying circumstances. I have found that one can bear the unbearable if one can keep one’s spirit strong even when one’s body is being tested.”
The fact that you’re reading this means that you have Internet access or a smartphone, which means that you have it better than majority of the world.
You see, our role models are often carefully constructed, carefully generated.
EUROPE THIS, EUROPE THAT.
We plan them obsessively, look forward to them, talk or brag about them as they approach, yet often they fall short of their chief task.
I’m not advocating a non-stop sunshine fest. I’m merely suggesting we Pessimists try seeing the glass half-full for a change.