From Emergency to Emergence

Heartfulness eMagazine|May 2020

From Emergency to Emergence
DAAJI shares some thoughts and practical tips on how we can do our very best during the current coronavirus pandemic, in order to move from a state of emergency to a state of emergence.

Our societies are undergoing rapid change right now, and despite the hardships and suffering all around, we are seeing many hopeful signs: The wealthy donating to the poor, governments supporting their citizens, families and neighbors sharing food and time with each other. We are finding time for humanness and for re-evaluating priorities. Most of us are slowing down, remembering what it is like to appreciate the little things in life and value the sacred. Today, people are praying for the world who have never prayed in their lives before.

It is a rare opportunity to pause, to slow down, and to witness ourselves. This pause also gives us the chance to ask: What do we need to change in our behavior, right now, in order to move forward?

Creating connection

Because of corona, we are having to practice physical distancing, so how can we enrich our sense of connection without physical contact? Our basic instinct is to touch, so the lack of physical contact, or being separated from loved ones, can be very upsetting at first. But the best way to compensate for this lack is to develop a heart-to-heart connection with others. The beauty of this heart-to-heart connection is that it works across any distance; we can send love to anyone anywhere anytime. And it can be so subtle, so intimate, and so tender, as it is a communion at the level of the subtle body, the level of vibration and resonance. Here is a simple way to connect:


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May 2020