If you find yourself at the point where you know you should sleep but you avoid it just because you know that you have to get up in the morning and go back to work all over again and the thought absolutely saturates you in complete dread, it’s probably time to find a different job.
…It’s time to find a different job.
Every time I see one of those signs or hear someone say “welcome to America. Now learn English or go home!” my knee-jerk reaction is “No. Just stop talking.”
Have you ever even tried to learn a new language? As an adult? Like, I’m not saying that people shouldn’t make an attempt- if I suddenly up and moved to Germany, I’d want to learn at least enough German to get me around the grocery store. But languages are hard! You don’t “just” learn English like its as easy as changing a lightbulb or something.
‘…Yet I will wed with the White Lady of Rohan, if it be her will. And if she will, then let us cross the River and in happier days let us dwell in fair Ithilien and there make a garden. All things will grow with joy there, if the White Lady comes.’
‘Then must I leave my own people, man of Gondor?’ she said. ‘And would you have you proud folk say to you: “There goes a lord who tamed a wild shieldmaiden of the North! Was there no woman of the race of Numenor to choose?” ‘
‘I would,’ said Faramir. And he took her in his arms and kissed her under the sunlit sky, and he cared not that they stood high upon the walls in the sight of many. And many indeed saw them and the light that shone about them as they came down from the walls and went hand in hand to the Houses of Healing.
And to the Warden of the Houses Faramir said: ‘Here is the Lady Eowyn of Rohan, and now she is healed.’