It would seem to be an easy thing to talk about the good things that are happening, but many times, it is a struggle. Facing the complexities of a world in conflict, it is very easy to be dragged into negative thinking and fear, and think that it is worthless to pursue good. Good, however has to be a choice – it is the tough sacrificial choice, and the one that must be made if we are to see any change in our communities.
I start this episode with the epic poem, Still I Rise by none other than Maya Angelou, broadcast May 28 2014 on NPR radio. I think it so encapsulates the challenge and struggle that we must take. Knock me down, hate me, talk about me, kill me with your words, and yet I will rise, with Good.
- Still I Rise by Maya Angelou – https://www.npr.org/2014/05/28/316728748/maya-angelou-reads-still-i-rise
- Theme music by BledJon – https://open.spotify.com/artist/0ltysRaurVa4adslDIW6qV
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2 Replies to “Perpetual Good – Episode 4: The Struggle for Good”
Ken – I really enjoy your podcasts. In today’s world, they are very inspiring with an excellent message. Isaiah 40:31. Keep up the great work!
Thanks John, I appreciate the vote of confidence. It let’s me know I’m on the right track 😊