“First, they came for the communists, and I did not speak out because I was not a communist; Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist; Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew; Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.” Martin Niemöller
If I had a magic wand, I’d wave it and keep our children safe. Then, I’d fill every heart with good will until hatred was no more. If only life were that simple.
Can we talk about rights for a moment? This is not an article about abortion, voting, or masks. I’ll mention them but I’m trying to understand things as today’s conversations get fuzzier and fuzzier.
National Be Someone Special Day passed quietly this month (Wednesday) and almost didn’t get a passing mention. You probably didn’t get your invitation to the party, but I pray you will take a moment—10 seconds really, to observe, embrace, and make the difference.