Covid-19. The ongoing conflict in the middle east. The new conflict in Ukraine. Global warming. A lot of hard to swallow news and realities hitting every day. My plate feels full just taking care of my family from day to day. But should I also be taking care of them by taking action against the things that will darken their days months, years, or decades from now?

It is really hard not to feel oppressed by it all. And I’m in the privileged position to even be able to think about it rather than be affected by it on a daily basis. So many people out there where the struggle can mean life or death.

Each day, I run through the motions. Trying to enjoy the time I have with family and the blessings that we’ve got. I’m grateful for all of it.