CREATION–THE NATURAL WORLD–DO HAVE STORIES TO TELL!
Karen uses Alice’s conversation with the Cat from Alice in Wonderland to jump start this internal conversation with one’s self.
It reminded me of how Parker Palmer and Alan Watts describe faith. We are going somewhere, but there is always uncertainty in where we are going. Clinging to certainty adds anxiety as we move forward in life.
As I read this morning, I realized, and I cannot explain why it took so many years to arrive at this point, I often try to imagine the future in precise terms. What I should do is be less precise and imagine the quality of the world I want to inhabit e.g., compassionate, loving, caring, etc. I cannot guarantee it will be so, but I can add my actions in ways that enhance those qualities and the world.
I am re-reading Parker Palmer’s To Know as We Are…
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