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

Clarity First Newsletter,
January 24, 2020

“It’s time we nurture an ecosystem approach to business.” – Stacey Higginbotham

Clarity First Newsletter,
January 17, 2020

“We see with the eyes, but we see with the brain as well. And seeing with the brain is often called imagination.”—Oliver Sacks

Clarity First Newsletter,
January 10, 2020

“I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil. And that no one knows the truth.” – Molly Ivins

Clarity First Newsletter,
January 3, 2020

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler

Clarity First Newsletter,
December 27, 2019

“We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives…not looking for flaws, but for potential.” -Ellen Goodman

Clarity First Newsletter,
December 20, 2019

“It’s not differences that divide us. It’s our judgments about each other that do.” -Margaret Wheatley

Clarity First Newsletter,
December 13, 2019

“The person more qualified to lead is not the physically stronger person. It is the more intelligent, the more knowledgeable, the more creative, more innovative. And there are no hormones for those attributes.”  -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, We Should All Be Feminists

Clarity First Newsletter,
December 6, 2019

“Hope is not about proving anything. It’s about choosing to believe this one thing, that love is bigger than any grim, bleak shit anyone can throw at us.” -Anne Lamott

Clarity First Newsletter,
November 29, 2019

“We have lived our lives by the assumption that what was good for us would be good for the world…”  -Wendell Berry, The Long-Legged House