How to respond to chaos and difficulty by first listening to the sound of the rain. Rachel reads aloud from a piece she wrote not long after the 2016 elections.
Rachel talks about how we are saved by things that are evanescent.
There is a parable about the stages of awakening called the Oxherding Pictures. Each stage is something we can recognize and visit many. The 8th picture talks about the moment when all the details of the world of form disappear. and how this is just one of the many things we discover along the way.