Lessons Learned in WIR
Ralph learned that he is important and must accept who he is in order to be happy.
Vanellope learned that the very thing she is shunned for she can also be loved for.
Sgt. Calhoun learned that she can learn to love and again the world isn’t so cruel after all.
Felix learned that he’s a masochist.
“Let not the people come to know except of your happiness, and let them not see except your smile. If life becomes constricted upon you, then within the Qur’an is your orchid. If you feel curtailed and restricted, then to the heavens raise your call. And if they ask you of your affairs, then praise Allah and smile. If you see an ant on the path, then do not crush it, and seek the Face of Allah thereby, so that He will have mercy on you like you had mercy on it, and remember that it glorifies Allah, so do not halt this glorification by killing it. And if you pass by a bird drinking from the blessing of water, then do not pass close to it in case you startle it, and seek the Face of Allah thereby, so that He grants you safety on the Day when hearts shall reach the throat. And if you come across a cat in the middle of the road, then avoid hitting it, and seek the Face of Allah thereby, so that He protects you from an evil death. And if you want to throw out food, then make it your intention that animals can eat from it and seek the Face of Allah thereby, so that He provides you from whence you do not expect. Do good, no matter how small it seems to you, because you do not know which good deed will enter you into Paradise.”—Shaykh Abu Ishaq al-Huwayni
What do you do if others are immoral?
Anonymous asked calmingmanatee:
Hello. I wonder, sometimes, maybe even most of the time, if people in important positions (CEOs, presidents, senators, royalty) are behaving in intentionally moral ways. I feel that they may not be, and this concerns me and breaks my heart. What do you think I should do about this?
Hello MIss/Mx/Mr greyface! You look nice today. That colour really brings out your eyes.
I think that you should do good things.
At the end of the day, you can’t control other people. But what you can do, is do good. Do good things. Be kind. Make the world better, through your kindness.
Some people think that if you are kind, but not able to be kind on a big scale, that it is somehow pointless. But that’s not true at all. Saying good morning to people, shooing out caterpillars that have been trapped inside, picking up a piece of litter and putting it in the bin. These are little things, but they are important. To the person whose day you made better, to the caterpillar who gets to live, to the park who is more beautiful, you made a big difference.
Maybe you won’t make the big changes. But maybe, you will inspire someone else to make them. Or maybe, if everyone is a little kinder, bit by bit, we will make the big changes. Together. As a family.
I love you. You are good, and kind, and you will change the world.
I know you will.