If not kept in check, efforts to weed out distractions can also keep out the things that give life meaning.
The advice to “be in nature” as a way of restoring is proven advice that works, but it misses a crucial point.
Sometimes the best way to find what you’re looking for is to give up the search.
In a dark place? Stop listening to all the people who are telling you to “stay positive” or “find your light.”
In a world that never shuts off, the silent night is gift, even if Christmas isn’t your holiday.
A Chanukah miracle at a Luke Combs concert? Yes, it’s possible.
When we are seeking the light or looking into it all day, we miss out on the practical and spiritual gift of darkness.