The longest night. The fiercest storm. The threat to comfort. And down with the flu.
I am pulled out out of the routine distractions and busy-ness of living and left silent, still, listening to the howling wind outside and creaking timbers in the house….
And then emerges a new kind of vision, a clarifying purpose for what is truly important in life — community, mutual support, friendship, family, faith. The corner is turned.
Out of the depths comes new found hope. Joy. A way forward. Renewed.