Christina has a way of telling the big story, yet connecting in to the every day. In thought. In action. It’s one of the things I’ve loved about her over years of colleagueship and friendship.
She’s posted recently. A narrative. And an assist from Buddha. An application in today’s ripe and raw context.
This is not the first time that people have individually and collectively been asked to inhibit their usual behaviors, sacrifice for one another, or find creative ways to reach out when reaching out itself is banned for our protection.
Isolation is strenuous daily practice. The old are lonely, the mid-lifers are stretched and stressed, the young are idled and eager to launch a new world, the children are typing and swiping through school. This is not the first time, nor the worst time. But it’s our time, and it’s hard, and we don’t know if seeing the local to global impact helps or overwhelms.