March 20, 2006


"In a nutshell, people whose lives are hard, boring, painful, meaningless -- people who suffer -- tend to resent those who seem to suffer less than they do, and will make them suffer if they can. People who feel themselves in chains, with no hope of ever getting them off, want to put chains on everyone else." -- John Holt, Teach Your Own, Introduction.


This statement rings so true. I have had many experiences, especially regarding the choices we make as a family, that will point right back to this statement. Hmmmmm? Perhaps this is one worthy of printing and framing? So I can see it often enough to keep me seeing the beauty and truth of the path we've chosen.

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