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Rumi is rather beloved. This 13th century Persian Poet has touched many hearts.
Today, I’m moved by these simple words, carried forward 800 years.
Stay together, friends.
Don’t scatter and sleep.
Our friendship is made
of being awake.
It’s core, no? In these times. This awakeness rooted in friendship.
One of the books I’m reading these days is Margaret Wheatley’s Perseverance. I’m reading one or two pages each day. It’s something about these times, these CoVid times, that has me reaching deeper to the internal with rigorous truth-telling. I’ve found myself oscillating — at times, wanting to numb to what is current. At times, wanting to wake fully… Continue reading
Oh, these times. There is hope. There is worry. They go together. Like so many, I’m in both. It matters that we be honest together.
So much for now is hunkering down — the physical distancing, the mass postponings, yet also gratefully, the continuation of services — from medical professionals to grocery store cashiers and the truck… Continue reading
With so many things CoVid related, circumstances can change multiple times within a half day’s time. So much is fast, yet slow too, as people adapt. I’m home. I’m reaching out to both clients and family with support. I’m writing. “We don’t need to figure it all out; just be with it.” I remind myself.
I’m glad for this poem… Continue reading