Miriam, a Trickle Up participant from Guatemala at her workstation creating handicrafts. ADISA, a Trickle Up partner organization, helps people with #disabilities secure jobs like this making handicrafts, which double as physical therapy for improving their motor skills.
Still Beautiful - "Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes don't see as well and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. "But these things don't matter at all, because once you are Real you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand" The Velveteen Rabbit
I undoubtedly stooped below my level a time or two but it was worth it. My gain was closure and nobody in this world can move forward without getting closure. Don't go setting shit on fire or vandalizing, but get your closure. It's where God hides peace.
" I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their happiness or satisfaction. Yet true happiness comes from a sense of peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved through the cultivation of altruism, of love and compassion, and elimination of ignorance, selfishness, and greed." -Dalai Lama
"Compassion is not helpless pity, but an awareness and determination that demands action." (Compassion doesn't apply to those on welfare or SAHM's who can't afford to put their kids in daycare so they can "get off their lazy asses and work")
True statement! Hatred is born out of ignorance. (Which also happens to define Xenophobia) *** Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope some day you'll join us. And the world will be as one.