Joel Christensen: What Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ can teach us about reentering the world after a year of isolation
Homer can help guide us as we return back to our normal worlds after a year of minimizing social contact. He can also, I believe, offer guidance on how people can heal.
The soul is hungry in spring, and there is only the crisp, silent air to feed it.
‘It hardly occurs to us to question how the Pentagon’s mad military scenarios about near-peer wars could indeed end in nuclear annihilation.’
A few days later, I came out to my husband. Our marriage exploded into shards in a matter of minutes.
I smell the earth for the first time as I take a walk, my first in many months of being housebound.