It has been an interesting social experiment functioning in the new paradigm of "stay at home" orders and "social distancing". For the longest time, I was having difficulty honing in on what exactly felt so "off" about the new paradigm. But in recent days, it has become a bit more clear.
I am not a positive person, never have been. But I have always been an optimist, because I have always thought - the alternatives are simply uninteresting.
It is quite telling and interesting to think that solitary confinement, which is to say - alone within your own head, is considered a form of punishment EVEN inside of a prison. Culturally, the prospect of being of being locked alone in a room, with their own minds, is a devastating one. Why is that?
Next time you are face to face with hardship. Ask it a question: What face are you showing me today.
We are neither the uncertainty that comes from the darkness nor the certainty that comes from the light. We are the harbingers of the possible.