When Jesus cries out to his Father, "Why have you forsaken me?" he has come to an edge. Is he going to curse or embrace? At a certain point the question becomes not: "Why did this happen?" but: "How do I work with it?"
—Lynn Crawford, "Broken Gold: The ideal landscape," Tricyle, Spring 2012
What are you noticing about what you ask yourself when under duress?
for Mindful Monday
Photo credit: "Forsaken," Ahmed Helal, 2012.