Why Wonder Woman? Why not Bat Girl? Or Buffy? Or some other out-sized heroine of justice and truth? Here is why.
It’s the big picture stuff that matters, not so much the tiny decisions that we fret about.
Theologian Reinhold Niebuht wrote that to effect change, we need to practice “spiritual discipline against resentment.”
Today I’m thinking about Grace Paley. Why should you love her? How can you not? From here: “Whatever your calling is, whether it’s as a plumber or an artist, you have to make sure there’s a little more justice in the world when you leave it than when you found it.” And from that same interview: “One of the things …