I may have no fragrant roses to smell in the uncertain days/nights ahead,
but I do have a few nice Hellebores, right on my deck,
and they’re quite present.
Life is really always uncertain,
and staying present is always more than good advice.
I mean.. whew.. this is personal mission work, and I think, work that brings many to not just love Dr. Brown’s work, but to engage in learning and in connecting/sharing/empowering, and for some, in training to facilitate based on her research.
From Krista’s Tippet’s “On Being” radio interview with former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey and interfaith visionary Eboo Patel :
“…DR. EBOO PATEL: …radio host named Norman Corwin…. He’s got this line that I say to a lot of 20-year-olds on campuses:
“Post proofs that brotherhood is not so wild a dream that those who profit by postponing it pretend.”
“… Post that proof. Just do that. It is a religious act, however small it might be. Just post your proof that
is not so wild a dream that these other people think it might be.”