A row of seven doors, set in a patterned wallpapered wall, reflected on the shiny floor in the foreground. Photo by quimono on Pixabay.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.—Viktor Frankl
We are at a pivotal moment right here and right now … Where we go from here, what happens next depends on you. To those of you who believe the choice to ignore public health recommendations will not make a difference, this is not accurate and this is not acceptable.—Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s medical officer of health
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
—from The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost
Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.—Yehuda Berg