Your Nicolas Kristoff program this morning 9/26 reminds me of the following quotes... "Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief. Do justly, now. Love mercy, now. Walk humbly, now You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it. - The Talmud Catastrophe is the essence of the spiritual path, a series of breakdowns allowing us to discover the threads that weave all of life into a whole life - Joan Halifax Compassionate action starts with seeing yourself when you start to make yourself right and when your start to make yourself wrong. At that point you could just contemplate the fact that there is a larger alternative to either of those, a more tender, shaky kind of place where you could live. - Pema Chodron Refugee resettlement in the US includes persons who have been trafficked sexually. The Centers for Survivors of Torture (Dallas/Austin/national) help these and tortured others to adjust to an integrated, functioning life.
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