Think BIG Outside Our Boxes
Transformation Magazine|August 2020
We can choose to get rid of what no longer serves us and to make this a better, more compassionate, unified and equitable world.
Linda Commito

How many of us are feeling as though we are living inside a box, looking through our windows at the world out there—one that we can’t be a part of? For most of us nothing feels “normal” and it’s hard to find our place in this new, uncharted territory. Overwhelming statistics of disease and death can’t be ignored. Touch, which was once our way of showing affection, is not acceptable when we are “social distancing.” To wear a mask or not—why is that even a question?

Change isn’t often comfortable nor welcomed, but we don’t have a choice. We’re already in the midst of it. What we can choose is how we use this time and our experience to re-evaluate what gives meaning to our lives, to shake our complacency, and to find new purpose and a fresh way of looking at ourselves and others as we decide how best to adapt to our new reality. More importantly, we can choose to step outside of our boxes, to get rid of what no longer serves us and to make this a better, more compassionate, unified and equitable world to live in. It’s up to us.

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