Barn’s burnt down. Now I can see the moon. ~ Masahide
When something unexpected or devastating happens, my first reaction is often to reject it, push it away, or otherwise obsess over it. I might question, fix, analyze, or otherwise seek to minimize the blow. Thinking it’s my fault or something I could have prevented mistakenly puts me at the center in an unrealistically black-and-white world. This week, can you open to a wider view and see a setback as a gift that is simply not yet fully understood?
More: Poets and artists have the gift of vision that allows them to see beauty in the midst of challenge. View the “350 Sky” video by Daniel Dancer. On Dancer’s website is this tagline: “Art Changes People – People Change the World.”
Read the Weekly Green from Week 23 here.
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