This is a play off the phrase to put your best foot forward. Because, you know, we are all trying to hide out at home. Please - still go out and play.
This is a chance to exercise our minds. Employ critical thinking and do due diligence because we can. We must snip the best information we can together into a beautiful mosaic of truth.
We should not sit around and ‘kill’ time. In fact, I am of the mind to eliminate that term from our lexicon. All of us have a role to play. Everyone can contribute to the global good. Not a moment is to be wasted because we are grossly unprepared for the future.
This won’t be the last pandemic we see. The climate has benefited immensely from this world wide pause. It becomes clear that our relationship with Mother earth is uncompromising. If we are ‘healthy’ - she is sick. When we are sick - she can heal.
We must find a balance. We don’t have any time to waste planning our path to being better. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best? Today.