This excellent article on CNN ( provides beautiful food for thought. We needed a rest from all of the frenetic energy that has been driving our societies for the past century with increasing intensity. Where did we get the idea that our lives had to be writ large in order to be fulfilling? Glock’s essay is a warm reminder that the current situation has many gifts embedded in it if we only stop to take advantage of them. This is a time of recalibration with space and time to visualize a more sustainable lifeway, assess what is and what is not important, create and above all be grateful for the richness and blessings in our every day lives.