Everything is Interwoven Quote

Keep reminding yourself of the way things are connected, of their relatedness. All things are implicated in one another and in sympathy with each other. This event is the consequence of some other one. Things push and pull on each other, and breathe together, and are one.Everything is interwoven, and the web is holy; none… Continue reading Everything is Interwoven Quote

Before Trying to Change the World, Know This

Stop being led by the nose doing others' bidding. Go see the world through your own eyes, then decide how you fit into it.

Exercising Our Right to Self-Determination

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Self-determination:free choice of one's own acts or states without external compulsion-Merriam-Webster Dictionary Nothing prevents self-determination. Nothing. You decide who you are by what you do. Photo by Autumn Goodman on Unsplash Blaming our situation on the past prevents us from succeeding in the present. And we cannot hold ourselves accountable for who we are or… Continue reading Exercising Our Right to Self-Determination

Not My Needles: the Shutting Down of American Civil Rights

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.”―J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Replace "Ring" with "Ravelry" and you have a less lyrical summary of Ravelry's significance to its users. Twelve years ago, it began thusly: "Ravelry is a place… Continue reading Not My Needles: the Shutting Down of American Civil Rights

Opportunity, Not Handouts, Wanted

I used to think Americans were silly for not caring more about politics, unlike people in other countries who argued about politics over beer and bratwurst. I didn’t understand that the United States was founded by and continues to be seeded by people who want less government interference. Even if they just want their kids… Continue reading Opportunity, Not Handouts, Wanted