Sunday, January 02, 2022

Sunday, Saying Yes to the World


You really don't have to lose everything and travel to a remote valley to discover that the world is always rushing forward to teach us, and that the greatest thing we can do is stand there, open and available, and be taught by it. There is no limit to what this cracked and broken and achingly beautiful world can offer, and there is equally no limit to our ability to meet it.

Each day, the sun rises and we get out of bed. Another day has begun and bravely, almost recklessly, we stagger into it not knowing what it will bring to us. How will we meet this unpredictable, untamable human life? How will we answer its many questions and challenges and delights? What will we do when we find ourselves, stumble over ourselves, encounter ourselves, once again, in the kitchen?

Dana Velden, Finding Yourself in the Kitchen: Kitchen Meditations
and Inspired Recipes from a Mindful Cook

2 comments:

Barbara R. said...

And continuing to carry the cup to the desk, making sure not to spill onto the keyboard! Ah, happy is the morning when this is achieved...including wrapping myself in something warm. Thanks for a good morning from Dana Velden, who sounds very interesting!

Tabor said...

And being reassured that all is still there and moving slowly as it has done for centuries without us.