"Gratitude. Cultivate it. Celebrate it. You survived. Check that: You survived, barely. To be sure,..."
Gratitude. Cultivate it. Celebrate it. You survived. Check that: You survived, barely. To be sure, the accident was awful. The crash was bloody and hellish, far worse than anyone expected. Tens of thousands dead. Hotbeds of terrorism now even hotter. Fewer jobs, more homelessness, more fear, prisons overflowing, banks failing.
So then. Is it not time to feel thankful? That you’re still here? That we made it all the way to rock bottom, and we’re still breathing? How about that you’re still reading these words, right now, and I’m still here to write them, and we still have this connection, this tenuous lifeline of thought and discourse and humor, even as the imps of dread and conservative numbness tried for years to block it, derail it, shut it all down?”
Mark Morford on the Nine perfect ways to prepare for the End of Bush
Yes, we made it. Hard to believe… But I’m not celebrating yet.