Connecting with you during the crisis
Times like this are hard, regardless of who you are. More importantly, as human beings we thrive in community and with connection. Understanding what that means and how to achieve connection in our lives and relationships is confusing right now.
There is hope as well. We are having a chance to reflect on our values as individuals, community members, and as Canadians. The earth is healing; waters are blue again, and smog has cleared in many parts of the world.
We are committed to walking alongside you as you seek balance and healing, We’ve lost a way of life right now, that provided us with some sense of security. All of us have had sleepless nights and worry about the future. Some of us have experienced new trauma or had old wounds re-opened or activated. We are here for you.
We leave you with this well loved poem, that hopefully will touch your heart and provide a space for peace.
The Peace of Wild Things Wendell Berry
When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief. I come into the presence of still water. And I feel above me the day-blind stars waiting with their light. For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.