“Sunshine Through the Dark Forest.” Photo by Hayden Shaw, Co-founder of S.E.E.D.S.

Fear prowls through the collective landscape. Waves of anxiety wash over minds, panic grips hearts, grief rips open families, uncertainty paralyzes bodies, and distance separates communities. The people set their sights on solid ground, but it is hidden beneath the rising water. Where do we turn when our stories no longer teach us how to meet the challenges of our times? Who do we look toward for guidance when our leaders have…