Fast, quick solutions are symptoms of a modern ill. It is discouraging, in that climate, to feel as if you're losing, especially when everything is geared towards that illusion of success.
Appreciating how long it's taking to build the community connections I'm building - because I know that makes for a more stable soil for growth. A slow cooked meal is more flavoursome. But boy we have to fight for slow, it seems, every day.