Loving, hopeful and optimistic   Leave a comment

Loving, hopeful and optimistic

On August 20, 2011 Jack Layton wrote an inspiring letter that, after his death, was shared with all Canadians, and even people beyond the artificial borders of this country. A year later, many of us are still remembering Jack’s words, and our souls are still being fed by their positiveness.

The concluding paragraph of Jack’s letter was an example of how Jack elevated the tone of political debate in Canada. He wrote:

“My friends, love is better than anger.

Hope is better than fear.

Optimism is better than despair.

So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.”

NDP leader Jack Layton speaks with the media during  a round table discussion in Brampton, Ontario on Saturday.   (Matthew Little/The Epoch Times)

Credit: (Matthew Little/The Epoch Times)

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Posted August 30, 2012 by allanbaker in Inspiration

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