For such a time as this

One of our greatest freedoms is how we react to things.*
(The mole)

A great being stays with what she loves; she’s patient, she forgives, and she allows what she loves to develop. She overlooks its mistakes, and in this sense she suffers for and with reality. This is the deepest meaning of passion: patior is the Latin verb meaning to suffer or to undergo reality (as opposed to controlling it).**
(Richard Rohr)

It’s not only what you want to do.

It’s about what you’ve been preparing yourself throughout your lifetime to do.

All of those choices which left more behind than you continued to carry with you.

Not only the skills you have developed into talents and talents into strengths, but your values and your curiosities and the things you see and others don’t

It’s just as well you can’t do anything you want because it means you will do something and that something will matter.

And for you it will be the best thing in the world.

(*From Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse.)
(**From Richard Rohr’s The Divine Dance.)

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