The Everyday Sacred

Storm_FrontI once had a vision in which I saw that much of life’s arc is fated. In the vision, a spirit pointed this out to me, then advised me that the one thing I had some control over was my response to what happened. Occasionally I remember this vision and my anxiety for the future drops away, as do regret and guilt. I remember, if only briefly, that the idea of control is largely an illusion that causes suffering.  I am also reminded there may be small gaps between fated events, moments of grace in which healing may occur, and which the healer seeks for the benefit of self and others. Continue reading