Racism is a weakness of character. Make no mistake about it: if someone is a racist, they are weak. It matters not their age, their job title, their income. Racism is weakness revealed. If you know someone who is racist, you know someone with a weak character. If you are a racist, then you have a weak character.
"Not till the sun excludes you do I exclude you, Not till the waters refuse to glisten for you and the leaves to rustle for you, do my words refuse to glisten and rustle for you." -- Walt Whitman This quote represents the kind of populism our country needs, especially now.
There are so many beautiful places in the world that you and I will never see. So many countries. So many landscapes. So many natural sights. From now until the day we die, those beautiful places will exist. And yet, we will not see them with our own eyes.
Right now there are migrant children detained in horrid conditions at the southern border. They are hungry. They are scared. They are dehumanized. Look around, at your home, at your workplace, at your fridge, at the space and square footage surrounding you. We are so blessed. Take a moment and thank God for that. But yet our government, which represents us, is treating other human beings, no different than you and me, and children no less! as less than human beings. It i