- Instead of taking, posting, and tagging pictures, we simply observe and be?
- Instead of broadcasting the eclipse for virtual audiences, we decide sharing with those we’ve chosen to watch with is enough?
- Instead of centering ourselves in the middle of the eclipse, we choose to experience our own cosmic insignificance in the face of one of the universe’s most spectacular events?
- Instead of modeling distraction for our kids, we let them model awe and wonder for us?
Too often in our social media/smart phone era, we trade presence for documentation. If a once-in-a-lifetime event isn’t enough to make us appreciate the now, what is?