In honor of the Solstice, and the stillness, I’m reposting this piece.
All man’s miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone. ~Blaise Pascal~~
Kansas City had two major snow storms in the past week. The Mayor declared a Emergency each time, and all activity ground to a halt. People stayed home, and things got really quiet outside. Power went out for many people too, and that freaked them out. It made me very grateful that I love the stillness, even without a major snow storm, and that I’ve found a source of power within that sustains me. Even power outages don’t worry me, because I know it will come back on. I live almost by candlelight anyway, and have plenty of warm clothes for such times. The power companies here are efficient with such things too.
I heard people say that they “couldn’t stand another day alone”, and that the hours without power were, “the longest…
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