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Emotions and Change

Posted: 2012/12/17 in Change

Four days after yet another massacre of schoolchildren, this time in Newtown, Connecticut, it feels like “this time is different.” I hope that’s true. But I’ve seen this pattern before. For about six weeks after September 11, 2001, I lived in a different country. The desires and pressures of everyday life had been put in perspective. People were more polite on the roads and more careful in their speech. But it wore off, and we got back to “normal.”

When we draw our power to change from emotion alone, it can’t be any other way. (more…)