I woke this morning to a cluster of news headlines that made me shake my head in sadness and disbelief. I contemplated writing a blogpost about said headlines but realised that many, many others will be doing the same thing. So I wasn't sure that I could add anything that, if it had not already been said, would have been said within a few hours.
As I prepared breakfast, I heard the unmistakeable opening bars of this:
It behoves us all, at times, to hold back on the judgement, to imagine standing in another person's shoes, to see the world from their perspective, and to remember that each one of us is unique. We are who and what we are and we are all connected.
A simple piece of music so often goes straight to the heart of things.