found this gem while cleaning up my desk
Pokaitia taku takakau
He aroaro ki tua
waiwaia aue te ataahua
whiti mai ko koe e te rā…
Takiri mai rā, he timatanga
koia nei aku kupu
tahwharau mai tēnei uri na Hine Titama
Nei te ata hapara
Ka tau mai ko AIO…
peace comes when you believe only love is real.
Change the world one smile at a time
Having the opportunity to change the future is here in the present.
If you have a small child look to you with a smile - returning that smile no matter how strained you are to do so, will impact that child. It may not be in that exact moment but one day they’ll remember the strangers who smiled back at them as they waved crazily out that car window on the Auckland motorway and they will know that there is good in the world.