Words. Our world’s are built upon the words we choose to use. History is encompassed in Word. The world was created by Word. Lies are perpetrated and wisdom is shared with Words. The impulse to create inhabits the mystical core of an artist and is manifested through form symbols: color, form, line. Words! Language began with form and picture and moved to the sets of characters which humans in various parts of the world, agree to read in the same way. Words. Are. Power.
How will you engage with your precious legacy of words in this tumultuous age? Will you engage? Will you raise your voice above a whisper? Do you ask – “What different would my one voice make?” The famous anthropologist, Margaret Mead has answered that question with, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
This is the web site where you can discover how to connect and raise your voice to your elected officials: USA.gov/contact/Elected.Shtml
NEVER DOUBT…that YOUR voice matters. It does. Oh, indeed it does.
“Errors to be dangerous must have a great deal of truth mingled with them. It is only from this alliance that they can ever obtain an extensive circulation.” Sydney Smith (English Essayist 1771-1845)
“A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort. (sic)
“Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.” Soren Kierkegaard
“With too much attention to the voices of fools, we suffer becoming fools ourselves.” Mary Anne Radmacher
“We tell the tale of our lives by the stories we repeat in our days.” Mary Anne Radmacher
“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” John F. Kennedy
“The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.” G.K. Chesterton
“If the creator had a purpose in equipping us with a neck, he surely meant us to stick it out.” Arthur Koestler
“The only t hing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Attributed to Edmund Burke