When It’s all over

A girl sings from the window during the flash mob, March 13, 2020. Mairo Cinquetti/NurPhoto via Getty Image

 

And when the contagion curve goes down

and governments announce that ‘we have done it’

please please

do not return to immortality

don’t put on the invincible suit again

of unbreakable

of insufferable

do not forget what you have felt

please please

be vulnerable forever

Keep singing on the balconies

Keep applauding the cleaning ladies

to the cashiers, to your mothers

do not forget that you are only human

that you are fragile

that you are finite

and take care of life, the planet

and to all the beings of the world 

until the day of your death

as if you learned something.

Taken from “Minga Verde Permacultura


A tender, gentle nudge to live as if we’ve learned something. Let it be.

May we walk from here with humility.

About R.H. (Rusty) Foerger

As I enter the third third of life, I am becoming aware of the role of elders today “to enlarge spiritual vision, being devoted to prayer, living in the face of death, as a living curriculum of the Christian life” (Dr. James M. Houston). I am a life long and life wide learner who seeks to: *decipher the enigma of our worth *rescue from the agony of prayerlessness *integrate spiritual friendship.
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