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Peace Post: Desmond Tutu Quote

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Desmond Tutu

10/7/1931 – 12/26/2021

Your whole lotta good overwhelmed the world. Thank you.

25 Comments

  1. Endless Weekend

    Wise man! One of my favorite quotes by him is: “There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they’re falling in.”

    • laura bruno lilly

      And you know, he did just that during his life.

      • Endless Weekend

        Indeed! That’s why I like it so much, and it’s something I’ve been trying to do as well!

  2. Jennie

    Just perfect!

  3. Khaya Ronkainen

    A short and sweet tribute to one of my beautiful people. Like Mandela, he gave many of us a voice! Thank you, Laura <3

    • laura bruno lilly

      Oh – and what a voice it is! Let it sound out – loud & true.

  4. Jane's Heartsong

    I was honoured to hear him speak at our university a couple of decades ago. A highpoint of my life.

  5. Lavinia Ross

    I couldn’t agree more! Each of us doing our small part all adds up!

    • laura bruno lilly

      We (I) need to be reminded of that from time to time. It all counts…

  6. Janis @ RetirementallyChallenged.com

    A great man and a great loss to the world.

    • laura bruno lilly

      Amen! But his legacy lives on…

  7. Cheryl, Gulf Coast Poet

    Wonderful quote, Laura! <3

  8. petespringerauthor

    Excellent quote and attitude. The small things add up because they inspire others to pay it forward.

    • laura bruno lilly

      Yes, it encourages us along the way –

  9. Awesome 🙂

  10. rl2b2017

    Hi Laura! I love the idea of overwhelming the world with little bits of goodness. Happy 2022 to you! {{Hugs}} ~smile~ Roseanne

    • laura bruno lilly

      It just feels like it **could be** a better year – ever hopeful, that I am. those like Desmond Tutu help make it feel possible.
      🙂

  11. marissthequilter

    Thank you indeed, Arch Desmond Tutu. RIP

  12. L. Marie

    😭😭😭😭😭😭

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