And the world turns.
What is bedrock?
What merely shifting sand?
Where is our querencia,
Our home place of safety?
Every year I pick a word to be my touchstone for the year. This year an unfamiliar word entered my consciousness and snuggled into that place of focus. Querencia, unfamiliar to me (but which yields 57,000 google hits), comes from the Spanish bullring. When the bull stops for a moment and finds querencia -- his place of safety -- he becomes truly powerful and dangerous. This is the moment he gives
This morning as I was thinking about our ever-changing world, I thought about our own querencia. What is that place of safety for each of us, that place that gives us power in the face of adversity, that place that takes away fear? I thought this might be an interesting question for the week. What is your place of querencia? Please add your comments below.
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