My latest blog for BTR, Lasting the Winter, posted a couple of days ago. Here’s the takeaway:
The Dalai Lama reminds us that “it is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.” So despite this dark, cold time in the residency, I have to believe that it will make us stronger—that it has made our love stronger. Though I’m sure most of us would be friends anyway under different circumstances, the very fact that we surely must pull together for each other, or all be that much more miserable, certainly should add both urgency and potency to the acts of kindness we reserve for our fellow residents. For, by extension, we cannot help but serve our common purpose thereby as well.
You can read the full post on the BTR program blog.