The Mission: Uncommon Skills

Jamie’s post today is so worth reading — make sure you click through to Sophia’s Children read the whole thing

Sophia's Children

Earth from space, 2013, NASA. Public domain image. Earth — our beautiful home — from space, 2013, NASA. Public domain image.

“As we accept what is, we become people who stand in contrast to what is, freed from the aggression, grasping, and confusion of this time.”

“With that clarity, we can contribute things of eternal importance no matter what’s going on around us — how to live exercising our best human qualities, and how to support others to discover these qualities in themselves.”

~ Margaret Wheatley, So Far From Home: Lost and Found in Our Brave New World

In So Far From Home, Wheatley speaks of calling upon “skills not common these days, such as (quality) thinking, sense-making, pattern recognition, and reflection.”

There are others as well that would qualify as contrasts to what passes for normal (albeit an insane ‘normal’) in these times.

As Jiddu Krishnamurti said,

“It’s no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a…

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