- “The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.” -Brian Tracy
- “The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” -Nathaniel Branden
- “Happiness can exist only in acceptance.” -George Orwell
- “As I get older, the more I stay focused on the acceptance of myself and others, and choose compassion over judgment and curiosity over fear.” – Tracee Ellis Ross
On a recent trip, I was pleased to find these signs of an open and accepting community around town as I took an early morning walk. It gives me hope for the future. At a time when it seems like we are taking more steps back than forward, it’s encouraging that there are still people who are willing to speak out for what is right.