Love the hell out of this world
If we are not acting fearlessly for human dignity, compassion, justice, and peace, then we are failing to live our mission.
SUSAN FREDERICK-GRAY | 12/31/2019 | WINTER 2018
Like many, for me the end of the year is an opportunity to look back as well as set an intention for the year to come. This year, the intention I am setting is to welcome all that is—to make room in my spirit for tension, heartbreak, challenge, and uncertainty without turning away; to stay with it and be present, listening for what it has to teach.
We live in a tumultuous time of struggle that is literally life and death for many people. This forces us to question the way we have done things and how it has brought us here. In this challenging time, what “to do” is not always clear. We can’t always right the things that have been broken. Tension, divisiveness, and the complexity of multiple experiences is real.
Within this, there is a spiritual challenge: to practice being fully present, to take in the tumult, the pain, the anger, the discomfort—ours and others—without turning away, without placating or denying, but instead holding the complexity and allowing it to deepen our compassion and help guide how we act. READ MORE HERE.