Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Unrealistic Expectations

My "to do" list keeps getting longer. Another article to read about the dying newspaper industry. Another website to visit dealing with the state of the economy. An invite to join a Facebook group expressing solidarity with the Iranian people. One thing after another. A couple of articles about life in the 1950s and 60s, one of which point blank explains why it was no good at all. The world whizzing by in a dizzy digital blur. Could it be that the solution, the answer, is to simply lie back, let go, let things take their own course? Are the events we are experiencing the human equivalent of a "natural forest burn" that consumes everything in its path so that life itself can recharge its tired batteries? Change can sometimes result in disconnection and disorientation. Wait out the storm. Patience. An evening will come. When? I don't know. But when it comes, you'll know...

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