Showing posts from January, 2014

A New Story

We are born into this bright, beautiful world that supports our every need.  We are beings who thrive in an environment of cooperation. Our diverse views and understandings help us balance one another so all can live sustainably. We are an adaptive species that is built to flex and can weather many changes.  I do believe that is the story of humans, though I'm sure the state of our lives and world right now may feel far from that, being scary and overwhelming. It may even feel as if we've gotten stuck in a rut that's hard to get out of, spinning our wheels as we try to repair things that aren't working. Feeling stuck and frustrated can be a good thing, because it motivates us to do something different. Sometimes we need to sit in our "stuckness" for a bit so that we can realize what we do not want life to be like. It's as important to know what we don't want as it is to know what we do want. If we're living in a way that makes us u