Day 2 Three Day Challenge

It’s day 2 of the three day quote challenge which the wonderful Ali Isaac invited me to participate in.

This is a quote from Helen Keller, who I greatly admire, not only because of the way she was able to live a flourishing life in the face of challenges due to disability, but because she was also an advocate for human rights of all kinds.  I love all the very profound and wise things she said during her lifetime, but this particular statement has always stood out to me from the others.  It is a testament to her unwavering refusal to live small, and are a guiding compass for me, as I walk the same road.

One can never consent to creep, when one feels an impulse to soar.

I nominate the adventurous and captivating author Craig Boyack Craig Boyack to take up the challenge.


2 thoughts on “Day 2 Three Day Challenge

  1. I remember learning about Helen Keller when I was (quite a young) child, and it is testament to how she impacted on me that I can still remember that. If that makes sense…lol! And that is such a lovely quote. And a great way to be.

    1. I completely agree, Ali! Don’t worry, you’re making sense. 🙂 I grew up hearing about Helen Keller’s story rediscovering the power of communication and community with help from Annie Sullivan. It wasn’t until I wrote a research paper on her as a freshman in college that I learned she was also an ardent advocate for the rights of workers, and joined the IWW, International Workers of the World. It’s wonderful what she did for people with disabilities, but I wish more attention would be given to what she did for people, period.

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