I deeply urge you all to stop and read this. SO MUCH THIS!!
“ I realized just how a dangerous a thing it is to ignore beauty in the name of efficiency; to prioritize productivity and perfection over pleasure and play. My heart ached for the countless times I had denied myself what I wanted and needed most – whether it was nourishment, rest, connection, or exploration. I implore you to remain vigilant for this tendency in your own life, for it is this insidious thing which gives rise to a world where fascism is possible and those things which are sacred become commodities rather than forces with which we are in relationship. ”