Inspired: July 2015

Death is a tragedy whether it is the death of one girl woman in London or seventy-six men, women, and children in Norway. We know this but perhaps it needs to be said over and over again so we do not forget.

I have never considered compassion a finite resource. I would not want to live in a world where such was the case.

Tragedy. Call. Great. Small. Compassion. Response. Compassion. Response.

Roxane Gay for The Rumpus

But the sum was this: if you aren’t honest with yourself — cuttingly, painfully honest — life can’t be honest with you.

– Melissa Hughes, Starting over at 35

This is not the face of a performer. This is the face of a scary apparition you see before you die.

– Dwight Shrute of The Office via a Netflix binge

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