“Author unknown” Thanks to Susana Hurlich <delfines8@nauta.cu> for sending it.

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  1. There are no bombs raining on our heads.
  2. I am not a prisoner held in solitary confinement, as millions are.
  3. I am not a refugee trying to escape with my life.
  4. I am not standing in line waiting to fill a pot of water.
  5. I have access to fresh food and I’m not starving.
  6. I have hot running water.
  7. My country has not been ruined by years of war.
  8. I can reach my friends by phone and check in on them.
  9. My friends check in on me because they care about me.
  10. Any whiplash I feel about this strange turn of events is itself a sign of privilege.
  11. More than half of the world would gladly trade their everyday problems for the modest inconveniences I am experiencing.
  12. I may have anxious dreams but I’m dreaming them on a proper bed and I’m not sleeping on the sidewalk.
  13. By staying at home, I’m helping the planet rest.
  14. As long as I have my mind I can create, imagine, dream and not be lonely.
  15. This global crisis connects me to people around the world and reminds me of our common humanity. This is a good thing.
  16. When something tragic happens to another country next time, I will respond to it not with superiority, but humility and recognition.
  17. I will fight for positive changes and economically just policies in my own country.
  18. I am surrounded by books.
  19. I am surrounded by love.
  20. The trees have already begun to bloom.


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