That’s why they always put two blank pages in the back of the atlas. They’re for new countries. You’re meant to fill them in yourself.*
We have misunderstood our need to adventure.
It is not to conquer the world but to conquer ourselves.
I’ve been collecting a few words as I’ve been reading this morning –
Strength and love,
Grace and mercy,
Hope and joy –
Leaving me with the question,
What if I were to play with these more than I do,
To bring them together in some artist-palette kind of way
*Roald Dahl’s The BFG.