I grew up in a family where the internalized understanding was that the kids were going to grow up into a better world. I worry because I don’t think my kids are going to have that. The world is very scary. The world would be scary without the choices the current administration made but they just exacerbated it. And it ticks me off. I want my kids to have a good life.
Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs honor your creator not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high but by doing what you can to make grace happen… yourself right now right down here on Earth.
I was at the vice president’s Christmas party. I thought that his speech was spectacular and I knew that it was a very emotional and difficult thing for him to do but I admonished him for not waiting just one more stinking day.
We’re telling a story. And the demands of that are different from the demands of a documentary. The audience must believe in order to keep faith in the story.