Things you don’t need, in order to stand up for what you believe is right: a guru, an outfit, a mat. Acceptance, approval, good health, a nice car. Excellent hair, the right time, the right place. A clean kitchen, a good dog. Warm weather, a smile, a nice hat. A brand, a logo, the proper font, gloss. Money, a weapon, a shield. A diagnosis, allergies, or an illness with no name. Happiness, judgment, or a bad ass tribe (yes, the lonely have a voice too). Permission.
You can stand up any old time, and so can I.
**Motivated by Standing Rock. I signed the petition, have you?