No More

“At the table of peace, there will be bread and justice.” (Unknown)

All week, I’ve been pondering a post for this blog. I’m tired. I’m discouraged. I’m angry. My usual commentaries on kindness, living through a pandemic, or a government that has utterly failed its responsibilities to its citizens seem inadequate. And even if they weren’t, I’m angry, I’m tired, I’m discouraged.

I read a post this morning from Charlescearl’s Weblog that said what I wish I had the words to say, and what I wish all people will take the time to read. His final line gives me hope…

Why is Atlanta Burning? https://charlesearl.blog/2020/05/29/why-is-atlanta-burning/

13 thoughts on “No More

  1. I hear you: this is a terrible & cruel time in America. It IS exhausting to witness, and to check our own white privilege. But we MUST support and agitate, so this never happens again! You’re only human: it’s OK to admit defeat some days, then step up again after a good sleep (& perhaps a debrief with a friend). Take care of yourself Donna, and rest assured you are on the right side xO, G

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  2. If you weren’t tired and discouraged by what is going on around us, I’d be worried about your mental health. Kindness is acknowledging the good and the bad in a balanced way. Or at least my definition of it is that.

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  3. I think it’s hard not to be discouraged right now and to have hope for the future. The pandemic was bad enough, but then we had a senseless and unnecessary death and the violence that it caused. It seems to be a vicious cycle that we can’t find our way out of, which is beyond discouraging. If only we could learn from the past…..instead, we seem to keep repeating it.

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