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Friday Musings

Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think,

not wonder, not imagine, not obsess.  Just breathe,

and have faith that everything will work out for the best.

– Unknown


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Colin Kaepernick, the former N.F.L. quarterback who inspired a player protest movement but who has been out of a job for more than a year, has signed a new, multiyear deal with Nike that makes him a face of the 30th anniversary of the sports apparel company’s “Just Do It” campaign.


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Words of Wisdom

"Societies and cultures are really complicated. . . . This is not mathematics; this is biology and chemistry. These are living organisms, and it’s messy.

And your job as a citizen and as a decent human being is to constantly affirm and lift up and fight for treating people with kindness and respect and understanding.

And you should anticipate that at any given moment there’s going to be flare-ups of bigotry that you may have to confront, or may be inside you and you have to vanquish.

And it doesn’t stop. . . . You don’t get into a fetal position about it. You don’t start worrying about apocalypse. You say, O.K., where are the places where I can push to keep it moving forward.”
-President Barack Obama


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A relevant quote of the day –

"In the thermonuclear age, any misjudgment on either side about the intentions of the other could rain more devastation in several hours than has been wrought in all the wars of humanity." – President John F. Kennedy


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Dancing Leaves

“The one red leaf, the last of its clan,
That dances as often as dance it can,
Hanging so light, and hanging so high,
On the topmost twig that looks up at the sky.”

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (English lyrical Poet, Critic and Philosopher. 1772-1834)


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Waiting for Autumn

Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird

I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.

~George Eliot

Image from Google Images

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As much as we need a
prosperous economy,
we also need a
prosperity of kindness
and decency.

-Caroline Kennedy
(American author, attorney, and the current United States Ambassador to Japan)


Image by Steve Hanks
Google Images

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