Little did I know this deep dive into herbs would coincide with a virus that would cause a world pandemic. I balanced news reports with herbal textbooks and while I am thankful for our modern day medicine, I am also thankful for the traditional teachings of the medicine growing around us. There is a need for both.
I’ve come to appreciate the contrast of things. Things I don’t want versus things I do. The accolade of busyness contrasted with the rising embrace of slow living. It’s in the contrast of things, showing us what is working and consequently, not working. This is the gift of slow living, becoming more intentional in how I spend my time.