For Japan with love and hope

18/03/2011

via fashioned by love | Shu Pei in Vogue China January 2011 (photography: Regan Cameron, styling: Katie Mossman)
"To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness.
What we choose to emphasise in this complex history will determine our lives. And if we do act, in however small a way, we don't have to wait for some grand utopian future. 
The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvellous victory."

Howard Zinn

Photo source: Shu Pei in Vogue China January 2011 (photography: Regan Cameron, styling: Katie Mossman)

1 comment:

  1. this is an absolutely lovely post... full of hope, beauty and courage. you remind us all to be hopeful and to help in every way we can, even in light of the devastation in Japan...

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