RESISTANCE

The theme for January is RESISTANCE.

Yes, this month’s theme is among the most complex of them all. But it also may be the most simple.

The complexity is clear:
Sometimes being a people of resistance involves struggle and requires us to disobey; other times it asks us to just be ourselves and not hide who we really are. Sometimes it involves defeating the enemy; other times it is a matter of noticing that treating them as the enemy defeats us all. Continue reading…

First Thoughts:

Resistance: the refusal to accept or comply with something; the attempt to prevent something by action or argument.
From the Latin verb resistere, “to hold back.”
Synonyms: defiance, refusal, struggle, obstruction, opposition

Wise Words:

“A certain amount of resistance is good for anybody. It keeps you awake.” ~Joan Didion

“Change is never painful. Only resistance to change is painful.” ~Buddha

“I choose love because the burden of hate is too heavy to carry.” ~Martin Luther King

Many more resources can be found by clicking on Exercises and Questions and Recommended Resources.

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