An interactive “word train” on NYTimes.com asked readers throughout the day yesterday: “What one word describes your current state of mind?” This screen grab (above) is from 1AM, and it captures the mood of so many people waking up with new hope this morning.
If you weren’t able to stay up for the speech last night, here’s a link to the transcript. And here’s the part that makes me feel INSPIRED, just like so many people who responded to the Times feature:
This is our chance to answer that call. This is our moment. This is our time - to put our people back to work and open doors of opportunity for our kids; to restore prosperity and promote the cause of peace; to reclaim the American Dream and reaffirm that fundamental truth - that out of many, we are one; that while we breathe, we hope, and where we are met with cynicism, and doubt, and those who tell us that we can’t, we will respond with that timeless creed that sums up the spirit of a people:
Yes We Can.