I watched the movie, Ragtime, tonight. It triggered every feeling of injustice, helplessness, rage, frustration, and hopelessness I have been trying so hard to reprogram. I didn’t feel the storm coming in time, to stop watching, calm myself, put my mind in the right place. So I cried, threw a few things, and said bad words. Then I read wise things from blogger friends. And I remembered this half-finished post, looked at the images and videos, and turned my focus away from unfairness and suffering full strength, to hope, one person at a time.
The following videos sent by “Emily” after our conversation about changing public opinion (http://wp.me/p2GxIs-58):
The following song was posted by Mile In My Moccasins: http://mileinmymoccasins.wordpress.com/
This boy’s sign says “God Hates No One.” When he saw the protesters, he wanted to say something to counter their words, so he went to the car, his mom gave him a pencil, and he wrote his words on a spiral notebook. Click the pictures for the article from which the pictures came.
Good overcomes evil, doesn’t it? I hope.