- Spirit of NNESRE
- Deans re. 2020
- Pandemic Ouch
- Rumi Poem
- COVID Starts
- New for 2018
- 2018 Theme
- Changes for 2017
- 2017 Theme
- I was Thinking
Dear Beloved NNESSRE Community,
I send this reflection from New Hampshire where I am social distancing as much as possible...
Having feelings is what makes us human. Let them all in, accept that they just “are,” so you can let them out. You are no less strong for feeling fearful, just as you are not weak for feeling joy.
If you are like me, your emotions are running the spectrum these days: from apathetic to angry, from harried (what no toilet paper?) to happy, from grim to grateful. Hearing the latest stats of infection, I have felt panic. Touching a key pad at a checkout, I feel afraid. Could I get sick? Could those I love get sick?
Yet, seeing the red-bellied woodpecker return to my bird ...............