I receive a daily email from inward/outward, usually just a short inspirational quote of a spiritual nature.  This was today’s, and it reminded me so much of how I relate to the Peace Testimony:

 Fighting Fleas
Etty Hillesum
“We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies¦. The things that have to be done must be done, and for the rest we must not allow ourselves to become infested with thousands of petty fears and worries, so many motions of no confidence in God. Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will also be in our troubled world.”
Source: An Interrupted Life: the Journal of a Young Jewish Woman, 1941-1943

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