With the recent 2012 election, friends of all political persuasions had some level of frustration. Republican friends were upset at President Obama’s reelection; more liberal friends were crushed at the failure of Measure 37 here in California regarding GMOs. It reminded me of this article I’d written in 2006 after the 2004 election.
Rewriting the Negatives – The outcome of the 2004 presidential election inspired attitudes of vehement rejection, but truly, the easy path of negating negatives ultimately leaves us with nothing. But within the negation lies a much more empowering vision if we rewrite those negatives into constructive and tangible actions. November 2006