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New Deep Thoughts for 14 November-- on where my heart leads me and how my head can't figure out where it should be going, and what I can learn and remember from Paul.

Look through my summer in Paul Wellstone's office in June, July, and August . . .



Thoughts of the Day
16 November -- I did good . . .

I had fun. I enjoyed myself free of some of the hang-ups that I really ought to train myself out of yet currently have not. I did not do anything even remotely stupid or regrettable.

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Deep Thoughts
14 November-- Yesterday, I suddenly found a new way to look at what's been giving me stress and inspiration and joy and despair and uncertainty for, oh, forever.

Basically, what I have is a heart, a spirit, a will, completely committed to trying to make people's lives better, to make the world a better place. It's a simple and clear thing inside of me . . . But the problem, you see, is in my head. It's very easy to have the will to make the world a better place. It's hard to figure out how to do it.

It's that heart-drive that Paul Wellstone had . . . He found beautiful ways to use that passion and energy, and my head needs to think about why he lived his life the way he did and what I can learn from that. But even if I decide all his choices are not for me, I can think of no better goal for all of my life than to aspire to a heart like his.

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