Crisis and hardship are potential doorways to enter into the mystery of the unknown nature of reality. Crisis helps us to grow into being fully human and helps connect us to humanity via our hearts. The best use of crisis is to allow it to strip you clean, and to lay bare what is essential.
Something is always noticing what is awake and aware right now. Becoming curious about what is paying attention helps reveal what is lying in the background silently witnessing everything. As soon as we become quiet inside, natural beingness is invited forward.