Sometimes the hardest thing to remember is that we’re all human and we’re all going through it.
Dr Cornel West on ‘Courage’
“Courage is the great enabling virtue that allows one to realize other virtues like love and hope and faith. To have courage is to be willing to look unflinchingly at catastrophic circumstances and muster the will to overcome the fear - never to fully erase and eliminate the fear - but overcome the fear so that fear does not have the last word or so that fear does not push one into conformity, complacency or cowardice. Now for me, in many ways, the opposite of courage is not simply cowardice, but it’s even worse than that, it is indifference. An indifference to evil is more invidious than evil itself precisely because idifference to evil is contagious…”
alright we all know that if a duel between them was to really go down Snape would kick Prof. McGonagalls ass. He’s the half-blood prince after all.
San Francisco State University
I really need this on my tumblr. This is a well made documentary by students in AAS 363 from FALL ‘10 about mental health issues in the Filipino American community.
Just as a reminder, just know that I will be there for you if you need someone to talk to. Even if we don’t normally talk or if I’m not really the person you go to, just know that I am here too.
There is also the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
For no reason a seasoned splif was the first thing
One spring season while she’s out flirting
Now she season in and don’t need rehearsing
Esteem get a beating, life is uncertain
Ego need feeding, now the wants worsen
Beneath the demons she’s a warm person
When she’s not fiending, swearing and cursing
Behind the curtains, she’s really hurting
And while her people don’t even trust her at home
The dealer dem grin and cook the rocks down
And she without sin will spark the first stone
The feeling kicks in she’s in the dark zone
Old friends walk pass going ‘bout their own
As if she is someone that they don’t know
Then the King of Kings lift her off the floor
Saying, “Life is a thing when you learn you grow.”