These Days, Let’s Smile

These days… these days… these days… smile.

 look at these days, and these days, we need gentle, knowing friendships more than ever, as much as always. That’s what I love to encourage.

Today, I received an email reminding me people need those smiles.

I don’t care what divides you. I just want you to grin widely, warmly. I think you do too.

Some of you are saying, “Why can’t we be friends?” but don’t spend time with those who think differently. Love takes that risk.

I have work to do. Join me.

Come on people now
Smile on your brother
Everybody get together
Try to love one another
Right now.
–The Youngbloods


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Are we down here? There’s nothing to see. Well, since you are here, “My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains.” John Keats wrote that.