Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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Tag: fear

THEATER REVIEW: ‘2.5 Minute Ride’ plays at Hartford Stage through June 23

I don’t always recommend solo performances, but this one is that rare exception. It is a must see!

Illuminating the Hidden Forest, Chapter 41: Filled by time and grace

We have nowhere to go and time stretches out in front of us.

Illuminating the Hidden Forest, Chapter 40: The storm before the calm

Yet at the present moment, as in the forest, we are learning that all of us live in equipoise between life and death, albeit some with more protections than others.

Fear gives way to quiet in the wake of COVID-19

In a letter to the editor, Rev. Robert Forman writes, "But this time of quiet sheltering in place has its own truth - just today, just now."

CAPITAL IDEAS: Observe and react

I don’t know how the coronavirus will play out and what the right amount of fear is. I’ll continue to observe and let you know if you should react.

CONNECTIONS: Allure of an oligarchy

Whether pro-Trump or anti-, everyone is curious: What makes Donald Trump so compelling? All have observed lawyers contradict precedent, politicians contradict their own earlier statements,...

CONNECTIONS: A holiday story

One afternoon I got off the school bus and my dog was not there. I ran home. My mother, who was no good with dogs and didn’t pay them much mind, had not seen her.

AMPLIFICATIONS: Fear of change

And that’s the rub, isn’t it? We fear that which can go wrong. We may desire change, but the journey is just too bumpy for some of us to handle.

Letter from Barcelona: We are not afraid

It was especially discouraging to listen to the State of the Union from here in Spain, a place where they’re not buying into Trump’s message of fear – fear of immigrants, fear of falling, fear of each other.

SOUL SUPPORT: Peace is a choice

A graphic from artist Deb Koffman: "Not always easy…can I let go of anger, judgment, fear, and choose peace this very moment?"

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.