Reconfiguring mystery

The imagination works through suggestion, not description. … Suggestion respects the mystery and richness of a thing. All it offers are clues to its nature. Suggestion keep the mystery open ad extends us the courtesy of inviting us to see a thing for ourselves.*
(John O’Donohue)

We think we tell stories, but often stories tell us.**
(Rebecca Solnit)

There are times when we need to provide a description of who we are and what we do for others to understand.

Yet we are far more than a description, no matter how thorough.

Beyond description lies mystery.

A place of unfolding change, some think endless possibility.

It is where I hope to journey with others.

*From John O’Donohue’s Divine Beauty;
**Rebecca Solnit, quoted in Bernadette Jiwa’s What Great Storytellers Know.

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