Recollecting Hope, Joy, and Energy

  Recollecting Hope, Joy, and Energy I recently had an epiphany of sorts, as I pondered over the bitter mix that so many activists imbibe:  awareness…of injustice; care…for people I cannot protect; sorrow…that comes from empathy; and despair…that can lead to burnout, resignation, passivity.  It does not suffice to say “buck up, others have it…