I’ll keep it brief. Don’t believe the darkest corners of the human spirit: Cynicism is not wisdom. Hope is not naïve. Cruelty is not strength. Compassion is not weakness. peace, Ryan p.s. I need to be reminded of this periodically and thought you might too!
Note: I don’t have a practical de-escalation lesson for this story… Honestly, I just wanted to tell this story… I had just flown to Zimbabwe by myself to volunteer with a human rights organization. Their secretary picked me up at the airport. As we were leaving Harare (the capital city), we stopped so I could […]