It is so easy to forget.

Of all the energy, of all the matter, of all the swirling galaxies, stars and planets there is a tiny speck that is sentient, and of that tiny speck there is a microscopic dot that is human with our vast, unlimited capacity to love, to create and care for all that is not ourselves. Amazing grace, indeed. But it is so easy to forget the vastness, the miracle that we are, enchanted with our capacity to enchant, forgetting that we are enchanted, forgetting what we really are and how easy it is to love, how natural it is to be kind to everything, like berating. This way to a different new year….