I like this time of year; the time between. It’s that week between Christmas and New Years. Part of the world is unsettled, waiting to see what the new year brings. Part of the world is relaxed – on a few days off. Some part of the world is still making overtime while people scramble to return things. And part of the world is, well, on dates. That’s not to say that pain, hunger, and violence have called a time-out. The horrors are still around us. But how we react to horror can take a new direction. We can plan that new direction as we take a breather.
In looking at directions remember that every permanent fence eventually falls down (see all those holes in the Great Wall of China). Extend a hand….