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Trust, Solitude, and Transforming the Day

A good marriage is one in which each partner appoints the other to be the guardian of their solitude. And thus they show each other the greatest possible trust.

—Rainer Maria Rilke

This morning—a Monday—I would not have normally thought, “I want to be alone.” When Sundays are quiet, I like the idea of reconnecting with the world on Mondays…sometimes.

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Fasting

Fasting

While reading the book of Esther, I was reminded of how useful it is to fast before doing something important.

After my breakfast of white rice, I decided to stop eating for the day. Getting ready to go outside tomorrow for the first time in two weeks is important, especially because it’s so risky to do much of anything outside right now.

Fasting has cleared my mind, though. It has allowed to me experience an online interaction as humor instead of criticism, no matter how the communication was intended to be received. #accomplishment

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