This was created on a truly awful, hate-filled, violent day. So much life taken. Too much festering fear. Rampant nationalism that claims our humanity. The absolute destructive nature of white supremacy. The horror in Christchurch is OUR horror. The mosques in New Zealand are OUR shattered places of peace. Not knowing how to process one more, one more, one more day, I turn to Rumi…

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing

and rightdoing there is a field.

I’ll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass

the world is too full to talk about.

Ideas, language, even the phrase each other

doesn’t make any sense.”

– Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī