The last few weeks were filled with shocking news, depressing images and great concern. It is not over. For many, it is just starting, but this time towards building up, not breaking down. To everyone doing the hard work of starting again, restoring what has been lost and trying to see the good in the world, we salute you. You are in our thoughts and you are an inspiration.

May the wise words of the great people below offer you just a bit of encouragement to continue your golden work.

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” Arthur Ashe

“The beginning is always today.” Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

“The future belongs to those who can believe in the beauty of their dreams.”Eleanor Roosevelt

“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” Roger Staubach

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” Edith Wharton

“We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated.” Maya Angelou

“The first step toward discarding a scarcity mentality involves giving thanks for everything that you have.” Wayne Dyer