Getting Fed Up Yet?
“I had no idea history was being made; I was just tired of giving up.”
Change doesn’t happen the way we usually think it does. We can fantasize about everyone coming to a logical consensus, and everyone then adjusting their course simultaneously because it’s the right thing to do.
Change, in any system, doesn’t happen until one person gets fed up. In the end, that was Mrs. Parks’ genius; she just got tired of giving up her seat simply because of the color of her skin.
What’s really beautiful is she wasn’t asking anyone else to change—she just wasn’t going to play her part anymore.
If you wanna change your system, whether it be your family, marriage, or workplace, just get fed up, and stop playing your part.
Peace begins with pause,