My journey started many years ago as a young boy. i had an Aunt Millie who was a Catholic nun and was a very extraordinary spiritual person. She wasn't just a religious person. She was a truly spiritual person who we thought of as a Mother Teresa of her time in Central America.
New Bok by Joe Bailey: “Thriving in the Eye of the Hurricane. Finding Your Innate Resilience in Our Challenging Times”
...what he discovered was the light inside him. What do we mean by that? We could call it our resilience, could call that our spirit or soul, our true self. But that is our Essence. That’s who we are. That’s what we’re all looking for.
Father Payton encouraged all of us to volunteer to work on the Southside of Chicago with King's organization called unity and slums. So every Wednesday afternoon, we go into the Southside of Chicago, young, white seminarians going door to door trying to encourage people to join Dr. King's union
I'm grateful, especially to those who have been serving us that are first responders, frontline workers and health care. All of the people in our restaurants or grocery stores, all the people who are helping us to get through these times and take care of our physical health, our mental health and all of our needs.
I've really been having a lot of interesting conversations with people who I'm interviewing to be in of part-four of my book which is entitled "Echoes of Mind, Resilience and Action" How our understanding of Mind is the source of our resilience...
Thriving in the unknown. Hope lies inside. It's already there. When our mind clears of all the thoughts, of the fears, the only thing that exists in this moment is our thinking in this moment, in the present moment. And when we reside in that present moment, were residing in mind, we're residing in our innate health.