These are the things that bring joy to our world

Halloween pencils
Can society learn to celebrate what has traditionally scared it (and it’s not Halloween)?


Incredible what a casual dinner with friends can surprise you with. Last night a friend shared he and his partner are getting married in Massachusetts next year.

Then later, just before dozing off, felt compelled to send him an email saying his news was by far the best thing of the entire day.

Love is all that matters. Compassion, kindness, hope, these are the things that bring joy to our world.

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Too Late?

“We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there is such a thing as being too late.

Procrastination is still the thief of time. Life often leaves us standing bare, naked, and dejected with a lost opportunity. The tide in the affairs of men does not remain at flood — it ebbs.

We may cry out desperately for time to pause in her passage, but time is adamant to every plea and rushes on. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residues of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words, ‘Too late’.”  — Martin Luther King Jr

Dying isn’t the sad part. What’s tragic is living like we’re dead. Carpe diem is never overused when it’s your daily battle cry.

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