Not necessarily stories, but just small scribbles about things that I think are worth mentioning ..
Life right now can feel like a constant ping pong between hope and despair. Some days I am optimism with a side of cynicism and others I feel overwhelmed by what we have absorbed as our new normal and how much needs to be done. I can’t disengage, however tempting that seems, I sense that if we do, that is how we will ultimately get defeated.
Instead I look for small things that delight me everyday. Most often it’s tales of animal rescue. I cant get enough of those Dodo videos. Today I was enthralled for the entire 3 minutes it took for the family on the beach to free the entangled crab. Later it might be an abandoned puppy or a mama duck separated from her ducklings. These small acts of altruism are pure magic to behold. I highly recommend them as a strategy to get through those really tough days.