Sometimes I feel guilty for feeling good. There are people suffering around the world because of the circumstances, but I personally find myself in a good way. I check the news, browse sites to get a perspective beyond my immediate community and it all seems like a dream. I feel calm and fulfilled. My home is my sanctuary, it is where I belong and it is not a prison to me. And the silence of these days has taught me that I can't make plans. That I can't commit to anything but the immediate needs of my intimate surroundings -unless I have been summoned. And more accurately, it has become clear that money has no value, neither does one's deluxe home or expensive car, or one's expensive brand clothes. These are not the things that keep us alive. Our job is not who we are and it means nothing or has become absolute if it does not fall under the category of a teacher, a healthcare worker, a doula, a farmer, a garbage collector, refuse worker or shop keeper. These are the jobs that have always kept humanity alive and progressing. Everything else is a frill, a creative expression or personal decoration.
And as I continue to dream I ask that our eyes will open to the depth of what is really necessary. And that our hearts can feel needs of the wild and the creatures that roam. And that our hands can learn to work with the earth and the land again that needs us more and more.
Look around your home and its people. If this is not bringing you joy, then it's time to dream it anew. This is the time to breathe in all that you have always wanted to be and to create it within you. Because this pause is meant to clear the clutter whether it be material, energetic or other. It is spring after all. And the flowers will not stop to bloom in any room.
I wish you fulfilling days with the one's you love. A strong mind and healthy body. Know that everything we truly need is available. I pray for an extraordinary outcome to all of this personally and globally. There have been pandemics and worldly struggles before, we will come out stronger and lighter. We are in this together and each one in their nest to rest. Peace on you.