Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, joy, trust, intimacy, courage – everything that brings meaning to our life.
Persons of tomorrow, though fully as individuals, are also at home in their relationships. Capacities such as loyalty, partnership, friendship, altruism, empathy, solidarity, support, nurturance and followership, are necessary ingredients for thriving in the 21st century.**
(Graham Leicester and Maureen O’Hara)
So far I’ve spent 22,237 on Earth: a lot of opportunities to try things differently, to stretch and grow and innovate, to become.
Every day can be an improvement day, As Agnes Varda made me smile:
There’s only one age: alive.^
I’m really writing this to myself because I waste far more of these opportunities than I ought.
*From Brené Brown’s Braving the Wilderness;
**From Graham Leicester and Maureen O’Hara’s Dancing at the Edge;
^Agnes Varda, quoted in Austn Kleon’s blog: A quote a day.