Friday, September 18, 2009

Make of Our Lives What We Will

"This [Rosh Hashanah] provides not just an opportunity for individual renewal and reconciliation, but for families, communities and even nations to heal old divisions, seek new understandings, and come together to build a better world for our children and grandchildren.

"At the dawn of this New Year, let us rededicate ourselves to that work. Let us reject the impulse to harden ourselves to others’ suffering, and instead make a habit of empathy – of recognizing ourselves in each other and extending our compassion to those in need."

Wishing everyone a sweet new year full of peace, justice, and learning!


Anonymous said...

I am glad he is our president


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teabird said...

I hadn't seen this - thank you for posting, and shanah tovah to you and yours!


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