Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
Courage to change the things I can,
And wisdom to know the difference.
– Reinhold Niebuhr
We are currently living in an unprecedented moment. I’ve certainly never seen anything like it, and unless you’re quite old, you’ve likely never seen anything like it, either.
It’s a frightening moment. We’re worried about our own health, the health of those we love and care about and the health of our fellow human beings. Many of us are worried about our jobs, about how we’ll even pay for the health care we might need. Many of us are worried about the state of our finances, with incredible instability in investment markets. Many of us are stuck at home — it’s the right move, but it can certainly instill a sense of cabin fever and stir-craziness — and feel utterly powerless to do anything about … anything.
I feel the same way. It’s scary…. Read More