The imagination is valuable, and we must clear space to let it live and thrive.
As children, our creativity is boundless. We have a few things that fuel it: energy, curiosity, and a passion for the make-believe. When I was a kid, I filmed my stuffed animals in hyper-human situations. I pretended to ride horses with my friends around the playground. I looked out over the slide to watch giant sea beasts. I pretended I lived in the 18th century, speaking in a foreign tongue. I drew cartoons of talking amoebas. None of it was real, and I loved it.
Three beautiful examples of humans, faith, and hope that we aren't all bad.
In this difficult time where climate deniers are both in and outside of the federal administration, it can be easy to feel hopeless. But these three men show the power of an individual to make a change in the world. With the environment suffering at the hands of climate change, let these stories inspire you.