Balance is the key word of my week. To balance the stunning sub-zero weather with coming inside to a bowl of hot soup; to balance the privileged plenty of my life with helping those who have far less; to cry watching the video clips of Michelle Obama and Meryl Streep after boiling with anger at the lineup of this week’s Congressional hearings; and, after too much time in front of a screen, to look around and outside to see some of the immense beauty that also surrounds me.
The balance will shift in the next four years, as is already so painfully clear, but I will continue to find a balance point based on all of reality. And I’ll do whatever I am able to counter those poised to knock off-balance so much of humanity and life on the planet.
Life is—and has always been—about balance, President-elect Trump, whether you believe that to be true or not. In the end life will find a new balance that includes all you [and I] are doing even after we are long gone.