Clarity First Newsletter,
July 10, 2020

“A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead

Clarity First Newsletter,
July 3, 2020

“I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, August 1963

Clarity First Newsletter,
June 26, 2020

“Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.” -Noam Chomsky

Clarity First Newsletter,
June 19, 2020

“This is the solstice, the still point of the sun, its cusp and midnight, the year’s threshold and unlocking, where the past lets go of and becomes the future; the place of caught breath.” – Margaret Atwood

Clarity First Newsletter,
June 12, 2020

“Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.”   – Lao Tzu

Clarity First Newsletter,
June 5, 2020

“We hope. We despair. We hope. We despair. That is what governs us. We have a bipolar system.” – Maira Kalman

Clarity First Newsletter,
May 29, 2020

“Imagine that each of us felt suddenly called to wonder in this moment, what does the world need from me? What are my gifts?” — Lynn Ungar

Clarity First Newsletter,
May 22, 2020

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity, and change.” — Brené Brown

Clarity First Newsletter,
May 15, 2020

“Traditionally, life has been divided into two main parts: a period of learning followed by a period of working. Very soon, this traditional model will become utterly obsolete… ” – Yuval Noah Harari

Clarity First Newsletter,
May 8, 2020

“Love doesn’t have goals or benchmarks or blueprints, but it does have a purpose. The purpose is not to change the people we love, but to give them what they need to thrive….” – Alison Gopnik

Clarity First Newsletter,
May 1, 2020

“The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made.” – John Schaar

Clarity First Newsletter,
April 24, 2020

“The poets and philosophers were right in their intimations of an open, creative universe. Transformation, innovation, evolution — these are the natural responses to crisis.”  – Marilyn Ferguson

Clarity First Newsletter,
April 17, 2020

“In each of us, there is a little voice that knows exactly which way to go. And I learned very early to listen to it, even though it has caused so much grief and havoc, and I think that is the only answer.” – Alice Walker

Clarity First Newsletter,
April 10, 2020

“Things can change in a day.”  – Arundhati Roy

Clarity First Newsletter,
April 3, 2020

“Hope remains, only in the most difficult task of all: to reconsider everything from the ground up, so as to shape a living society inside a dying one.” – Albert Camus

Clarity First Newsletter,
March 27, 2020

“It’s okay not to know. It’s okay to be vulnerable. No one has all the answers. We value and learn from the questions and the asking.”
– Marc Lesser

Clarity First Newsletter,
March 20, 2020

“Kindness eases change. Love quiets fear. And a sweet and powerful Positive obsession Blunts pain, Diverts rage, And engages each of us In the greatest, The most intense Of our chosen struggles.”
– Octavia E. Butler

Clarity First Newsletter,
March 13, 2020

“None of us know what will happen. Don’t spend time worrying about it. Make the most beautiful thing you can. Try to do that every day. That’s it.” —Laurie Anderson

Clarity First Newsletter,
March 6, 2020

“It’s exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing, disorienting, and painful.” – Adrienne Rich

Clarity First Newsletter,
February 28, 2020

“You are never stronger than when you land on the other side of despair.” -Zadie Smith

Clarity First Newsletter,
February 21, 2020

“As a woman I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.” – Virginia Woolf

Clarity First Newsletter,
February 14, 2020

“Societies in decline have no use for visionaries.” – Anais Nin

Clarity First Newsletter,
February 7, 2020

“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live.” – Bob Marley

Clarity First Newsletter,
January 31, 2020

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcolm X