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April 29, 2020

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Where Fear Meets Hope: Stories from Around the Globe

I said to my soul, be still and wait without hope, for hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love, for love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, but the faith and the love are all in the waiting. Wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought: So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.

– T.S. Eliot –

Where Fear Meets Hope: Stories from Around the Globe

As we grow accustomed to life under lockdown, we are discovering the richness that can emerge from the quiet, contemplative nature of solitude. Hoping to tap into the inner wisdom of our collective attempt to find light amidst darkness, writer Emily Rose Barr asked one simple question of individuals across the globe: What are you doing that’s bringing a little extra joy, light, or laughter to your days? As the answers poured in, she realized that perhaps the paradoxes of our time — hope and fear, connection and isolation, anger and compassion — are not meant to be reconciled, but simply to be lived. Read more to learn how the discomfort of uncertainty invites us to take care of ourselves with renewed deliberation and embrace the mysteries that call us into stillness. { read more }

Be The Change

As you go about your week, tune into the paradoxes that surround you. When you feel afraid or sad, be mindful of what these moments might be trying to teach you. When you feel joyful or relaxed, let yourself sink into your body and appreciate its steady companionship. Be gentle with yourself and those around you as we ride this tremendous wave of uncertainty.

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