What Does it Mean to be a Family of Thresholds?
Adore is between you and me. Could you please open up?
This month, we’re approaching thresholds with curiosity, a little silliness, and a compassionate acknowledgement that thresholds cost something; they are edges and limits that we traverse with risk and with sacrifice.
We’re recognizing, too, that as a global people still moving through the stages of a pandemic, we are arriving at a brink, collectively, and for many, personally. In a recent article, celebrated author Arundhati Roy wrote of our moment, “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between oneworld and the next.” She urges readers to walk through this threshold carrying little, ready to imagine much–a world with more justice, more care, more sharing, more loving acceptance.
This month, feel free to wander around in your packet. We’ve taken a different angle on some of our sections, but the familiar elements you’ve made part of your home life are still here. There are games to play together that invite movement and joy. (Two inside options.) There are deep questions to consider along with a parenting partner or trusted friend. And there is a very familiar story that we may now, as a people, be able to see and hear and feel in a new way
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- Please include all the “regulars”
- What we choose will be on the 3rd, 17th, and 31st this month. And that will end this class.