- In Case the Sun Disappears
Somewhere outside of Baton Rouge, my cousin is FaceTiming her children goodbye before intubation "just in case." They press a watercolor sun to the screen to give her good dreams while she sleeps. I think how recklessly hopeful, how gloriously human a thing it is to close one's eyes and trust the sun to rise. [End Page 338]
Julia Schneider holds a Master's in Literature from University of Texas at Austin and a professional certification in Narrative Medicine from Columbia University. She is the owner/director of NarrativeRx, an online learning community where she teaches deep listening and self-care through literature, philosophy, and the arts.