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Stein is an organizational and political strategist who has worked with dozens of for-profit, not-for-profit and political and public sector organizations over the past 50 years. He currently serves as a researcher/writer, consultant and champion of the work of cross-partisan cultural and political organizations and initiatives.
I know it is difficult to be optimistic in desperate times, but the burdens of healing the world are ours and ours alone - there is no one but us.
Thus, I proffer this “Ode to Ukraine” to encourage you to discover your own courage, belief, hope and faith in the possibilities of a better, more humane, evolved enlightened world:
Ukraine, thy individual acts of courage inspire our eternal belief in your cause;
thy personal resilience to defend your homeland is our hope for humanity
thy collective resolve to prevail in the face of unspeakable inhumanity waged against you sparks our faith in one another;
thy rejection of the forces of evil is the inspiration required to secure freedom, justice, and opportunity for ourselves and our posterity.
For this, and so much more, thy breath is our life