The flow experience, like many others, is not “good” in an absolute sense. It is good only in that it has potential to make life more rich, intense and meaningful; it is good because it increases the strength and complexity of life.*
Then when the grip of some long-enduring winter mentality begins to loosen, we find ourselves vulnerable to a flourish of possibility and we are suddenly negotiating the challenge of a threshold.**
There is more of the seasons in us than we allow: life-in-all-its-fullness including winter and autumn as well as spring and summer.
We have to be vulnerable to possibility.