Let Us Begin to Trust the Melancholy

Let us begin to trust the melancholy that finds us in quiet places.

Let us not reject it too quickly as a symptom of our weakness. Let us begin to probe and find its shape in us. Let us begin to see the reinforcement of structures for living within us – or perhaps the building of new ones.

Let us receive our sadness with joy, trusting its fruit will soon come to bud.