Ram Dass said, "If you think you're enlightened, spend a week with your parents." We know what he was talking about. If we stay in the present and resist an escape plan, the experience helps us grow. Next time we are less likely to break.
The bad news cup is overflowing. Consequently, fear of disaster is swarming our thinking hours. That's bad for our health and cost us time. Making time to read how businesses are responding and millions of people are working to reverse the danger becomes a salve for our anxieties.
One of my hopes, I have many, is that women claim their space in roles of influence and move us away from endless wars and greed. Women near and far continue to express this sentiment.
Croydon is a town of 800 in New Hampshire where one resident’s action shook the community out of its usual political indifference.
When the world feels dark and indifferent, how can we add light? When I feel most helpless to make a positive difference questions arise. Is my presence on Earth making a difference to anyone or anything?