Something I have been learning to do is to shrink my world down to a more manageable size. We live in the communication age and vast amounts of data are now available to us. We are inundated with information 24/7, from our TV’s, the news, the internet, social media.
We also live in a world that teaches us to pursue things at a breakneck pace, education, a good job, acquiring lots of stuff. Then we are supposed to spend our free time keeping all our stuff clean and organized, our resumes updated, our taxes filed.
I live in community with a lot of need, much suffering, chaos, strife, a poor economy. It’s like that every where I suppose, it’s just the size of the area I live in makes it more intimate, more personal. When somebody dies, I probably knew them. There’s an emotional investment in most things that go…
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