But if we understand that the existential challenge is also an existential opportunity, we can turn neurotic defensiveness into transformational learning.*
(Maureen O’Hara and Graham Leicester)
Curation is the ultimate method of transforming nouse into meaning.**
Yes, everything gets wet when it rains, but unless it’s chaotic rain, things also grow.
Christine and I were relaxing and reminiscing with some old friends about a difficult time last evening. As we chatted, I was thinking, I’m really glad for those difficult experiences and that I didn’t try to hide from them because they have been part of me arriving where I am right now, both for who I am and what I am trying to bring as a gift to others.
I love the sunshine but I know most of my growth has resulted from the rain.