Category Archives: ASSESSMENT

Rather than letting our negativity get the better of us, we could acknowledge that right now we feel like a piece of shit and not be squeamish about taking a good look.

― Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

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“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

And the turtles, of course…all the turtles are free, as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be.

― Dr. Seuss, Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

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“There is a tiger in my room,’ said Frances.
‘Did he bite you?’ said Father.
‘No,’ said Frances.
‘Did he scratch you?’ said Mother.
‘No,’ said Frances.
‘Then he is a friendly tiger,’ said Father. ‘He will not hurt you. Go back to sleep.”

Russell Hoban, Bedtime for Frances