Forrest Rivers is a author, philosophy trainer and speaker, is a eager observer of the human situation. In Maui, on the age of 30, the profound therapeutic energy of nature spoke to his soul and helped him overcome a darkish interval of alcohol abuse. After returning dwelling from that transformative expertise, Forrest has been a eager observer of the human situation.
In line with Rivers, one thing altogether lovely has bubbled up from beneath the floor of the Covid-19 pandemic. That one thing is unity and compassion. He sees indicators of it in all places: the hundreds of volunteers who risked their lives to assist others, the retired docs who unretired to alleviate the load of overworked hospital staffs, the meals pouring into meals banks, folks supporting one another individually or collectively. He sees this as indicative of a optimistic transfer within the route of a kinder and gentler society.
The emergence of COVID-19 turned the world the wrong way up, ushering in mass casualties, illness, and financial hardship, and social unrest. Nonetheless, regardless of the pandemic’s tragic and chaotic nature, the virus has additionally been catalyst for the religious awakening of humanity, in keeping with one man calling us to proceed leaning into the chance it has created.
He factors to how this “pause” enabled folks to essentially take into consideration what mattered to them–taking extra time with household, selecting a brand new profession path that fulfills a heart-calling, stepping off the grid to reside a life in nature, creating extra wholesome habits of meditating, strolling, mountain climbing, biking, de-stressing in nature. All of those result in people who find themselves extra centered in a lifetime of peace, service and religious/emotional success.