The best we can offer

Every creative endeavour becomes a realisation of both how limited and unlimited we are.*
(Erwin McManus)

May the work fit the rhythm of your soul,
Enabling you to draw from the invisible
New Ideas and vision that will inspire.**

(John O’Donohue)

There are basically two ways for helping someone thrive. We can get out of their way and so remove an obstacle, or we can lean in and give them all the support they need from us.

The first is a derivation of Nassim Taleb’s silver rule: do not do to others what you would not want them to do to you; the second derives from Jesus of Nazerath’s golden rule: do to others as you would have them do to you.

Both ways are valuable. Both demand that we know ourselves and respect each other.

(*From Erwin McManus’ The Artisan Soul.)
(**From John O’Donohue’s To Bless the Space Between Us: For a New Position.)

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