So many times life requires a response from us. Sometimes we can only react while at other times we have time or space to chose our response.

What is the distance between reaction and response? What factors open up that space?

More Geese

…”Geese appear high over us,

pass, and the sky closes. Abandon,

as in love or sleep, holds

them to their way, clear,

in the ancient faith: what we need

is here. And we pray, not

for new earth or heaven, but to be

quiet in heart, and in eye

clear. What we need is here.” Wendell Berry

How do you know what you need?