On a sarcastic note, investors making money deems the flow of cannabis essential.
On a positive life and liberty affirming note, cannabis as a medicine, sacrament or ritual is essential to a healthy and holistic community.
Which note is most worthy to reprise?
Which chord would you strike?
Our nation is at a threatening but opportunistic crossroads.
In the coming days, weeks and months, we will have the required and most necessary opportunities to rethink and possibly reset our individual values, habits, and virtues, which in aggregate, form the collective reality we all share and suffer in and under.
Maybe we should cut ourselves some slack?
Maybe we should cut each other some slack?
To truly forgive others, we should first forgive ourselves.
We are capable of showering the appropriate grace while we still do a better job of holding ourselves and others accountable.