Still Point

It’s 63 degrees in New York and the breeze has that slight edge of chill that says enjoy the warmth of the last days of summer. I am sitting in a little park I was introduced to on my last trip here. It is beautiful and it sits in the shadow of the United Nations. I brought my coffee here this morning to sit for a few minutes so I could be reminded of the stillness all our souls need. Dear God, the wretchedness of the world on this day makes me shudder. The temptation to give into powerlessness is so enormous. My question today is simple: “how am I called, in this new place in my life, to do justice, love mercy and walk humbly with God”? I am impatient to know the answer

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