Live As If
This week has been full of reminders of the fragility of life and the courage each of us need as we navigate our lives in these challenging and uncertain times.
Whether we are faced with Hurricane Sandy, conflicts in other parts of the world or even conflicts in our own lives, it's going to take guts and grit to face the unknown and uncertainty and get to a place I refer to as "The Open Field" -- a place out beyond rightdoing and wrongdoing, out beyond expectation or judgment where there are new possibilities of living, learning and loving.
And we can get there with the help of trusted guides -- women and men with the courage, the wisdom and the generosity to use their lives and their experiences to shine a reassuring light on the path ahead.
As Hurricane Sandy showed us: we are in this thing together. And I hope we act like it more and more every day.
My friend says to me daily, "Live as if…" What better guidance do we need than that?
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