Check out the post, "Snapshot - Claudia's Life Philosophy" on my blog. I'm not above a little self-promotion.
What Gives Me Hope
That there are so many good people in the world, and we just don't quit!
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Study the brains and biochemistries of convicted child molesters against a few control groups to see if there are any scientific/medical differences between them that we can treat to prevent this awful crime.
What/who changed my life and why
My mother, father, stepfather. My single-minded commitment to my self, my truth, my path.
"The world needs more people who do not borrow from integrity to pay for expediency, whose handshake is an ironclad contract, who are as honest in small matters as in large ones, who know how to win with grace and lose with dignity." - Quoted by Marian Wright Edelman