You pass through frigid air on your way to a hot tub. You brace yourself and bear the cold knowing it is temporary and will be followed by something far more pleasant. This is a microcosm of the macrocosmic cycles of life: pleasantness followed by unpleasantness followed by … you get the flow. But what if you do not brace yourself? What if you do not label things pleasant vs. unpleasant but come to recognize it all as LIFE? Do not purposefully seek out that which you might label unpleasant, but neither need you resist or push away the moments that make up the fullness of LIFE. There are many insights to be gained in all moments. Dive in.

You are so very loved.