Every cloud has a silver lining; we must look for signs of hope in the negative situations surrounding us. It’s easy to become enmeshed in negativity: high unemployment, businesses going under, and lives turned upside down.
This past year has provided lessons in resilience and risk. What used to be once-in-a-hundred-year events (a pandemic, record setting hurricanes, floods, and wildfires) are hitting us from every direction more often. This is an important time to assess and prepare for whatever large-scale catastrophes lie ahead.