A Daily "Thought"

7/09/2014

On Our World: Some Brief "Mid-Week" Thoughts

It is not easy to be optimistic.    Today has seen the advent of another war between Israel and Hamas.  The scenes that were being shown as the injured were being brought into #Gaza hospitals was heart-breaking.   The impact on #Israelis is mostly psychological because #Israel will prevail in a shooting war as the war has begun:



One can't help but wonder if there is anything else actually left.   But, more importantly, one wonders if reason will prevail.   How many more people will have to die?

It is small comfort--but there is no choice but to remain hopeful as this "thought 4 the day" from Eleanor #Roosevelt reminds us all: 




 It is also up to us to insure that we constantly strive as agents of Agent as this from Joel Salatin reminds us all: 



“We must stop this incessant victimhood mentality. 
Somebody else will not fix things. 
Somebody else will not make me healthy. 
Somebody else will not make me happy. 
These things are my responsibility. 
Not the neighbor’s, 
not the government’s, 
not the church or the civic club.”
~ Joel Salatin

As we also need to underscore how we must always strive for justice and fairness always as Dr. King reminded us that:


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