Leiris, Laundry Love and building community

Yesterday I posted about how grateful I am for the voices of sanity beginning to rise out of the din of hate, ignorance, and fear in the wake of the Paris bombings.  This morning I continue this gratitude. Last night I witnessed two more voices of sanity. One is the BBC video about Antoine Leiris’ tribute to his wife who died in the Paris attacks. One line in his statement sums up all voices of sanity:

I will not give you the gift of hating you. You have obviously sought it, but giving in to it would be giving in to the same ignorance that has made you what you are.

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