Walking to somewhere new

Modernity: we created youth without heroism, age without wisdom, and life without grandeur.*
(Nassim Taleb)

Young human beings need exercise win imagination as they need exercise in all the basic skills of life, bodily and mental: for growth, for health, for competence, for joy.  This need continues as long as the mind is alive.**

She felt young again, no matter what the calculation of her years had witnessed as an increase.

The day was new and there were things to explore.

Once again she had prepared for this.  In the morning, as she did every morning.  In humility … gratitude … faithfulness, the path this day was for her, opened up as her mind became alive with possibility.

Even the smallest and most mundane things finding their place and purpose.

‘If life is a journey our lives become tangible, with goals we can move forward, progress we can see, achievement we can understand, metaphors united with actions.’^

(*From Nassim Taleb’s The Bed of Procrustes.)
(**From Ursula Le Guin’s Words Are My Matter.)
(^From Rebecca Solnit’s Wanderlust.)

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