I am stunned at what is happening in my town RIGHT NOW.
"…the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destory a piece of his own heart?"
"Is it the lumberman, then, who is the friend and lover of the pine, stands nearest to it and understands its nature best? … No! no! it is the poet; he it is who makes truest use of the pine."
"I don’t want to raise kids that are tough. I know my kids will face challenges and hardship; no one can “tough” their way through death, loss, and grief. I want to raise children who are resilient. Resilience will make it possible for them to suffer great pain, seek comfort from people around them, and find ways to move on and discover new joy."
"Myth is much more important and true than history. History is just journalism and you know how reliable that is."