Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.
Our deepest guide in our beginning to be, is our imagination.
Our ability to project, and mold our future selves from the myriad possibilities before us.
And to imagine takes courage and effort.
But it gives us hope too, hope that we can author our own destinies...
Hope that rightness of the decisions we make now will be borne out in the future.
As much as we can be overwhelmed by the world, we can also draw hope from it.
From beauty, from promise, from the simple fact that we have the talent to imagine our future selves from all the possible lives that pass before our eyes.
We must imagine our lives well.
We must engage our conscience.
Conscience is the voice of God in the nature and heart of man.
-William James, Philospher