Discussion Thread: Good Things

One of the ways we resist the demoralization and despair in which exploiters of fear like Trump thrive is to keep talking about the good things in our lives.

Because, even though it feels very much (and rightly so) like we are losing so many things we value, there are still daily moments of joy or achievement or love or empowering ferocity or other kinds of fulfillment.

Maybe you've experienced something big worth celebrating; maybe you've just had a precious moment of contentment; maybe getting out of bed this morning was a success worthy of mention.

News items worth celebrating are also welcome.

So, whatever you have to share that's good, here's a place to do it.

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Here is a very cool news item from earlier this month: Astronomers May Finally Have the First Picture of a Black Hole. The ninth image there. Wow.

And may we all be as joyful about something as this very excited dog chasing her ball:

[Video Description: A brown pittie named Rosie goes chasing after her ball on a beach and LEAPS! over a net/fence, doing a mid-air somersault.]

Don't worry—she was fine! Her owner told 9 News: "Even though it looks bad she was fine, brought the ball straight back for another go." Of course she did! Oh dogs. ♥

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