The most impactful change agents see both that our world is constantly changing and yet many of our deepest challenges are incredibly challenging to change. They take on the story of “nothing every changes without commitment and action.”
The change we want and need is happening – right now. We prove it to ourselves every time we find ourselves and others in the grips of outrage.
It’s time to dispel the belief that cynicism and despair are the only ways to show we care.
If I truly am committed to change, being a change agent, and all that comes with that, I simply can’t give in to despair and numbing.
“Negative” feelings are not only necessary and inevitable, but often the source of staggering beauty, and thus essential to the cause of hope.