This is different from the utterly impossible, perfectionistic anxiety I've had about keeping up with things before. It's so much easier. Much closer to the "unforced rhythms of grace"
One of the problems with 24/7 news coverage is we can become inundated with horrific images which literally put us into a negative trance...A better move is to be aware, but then shift your focus off the screen, and towards a feeling of compassion....Because compassion comes with the desire to alleviate suffering, it motivates us towards action.
We live in chaotic, heart-breaking times right now. But we do have a choice. Here are 3 steps to grounding yourself in order to take inspired action...instead of being a part of the fear.
Some years ago, while walking through a deep inner darkness, I found this flower escaping her bounds. Day after day, I watched her steady march over that wall. And that is when I learned in my bones that victory doesn't require force or pushing; only the willingness to climb steadily up towards the light.