Lift is created by the onwards rush of life over the curved wing of the soul.*
Robert Macfarlane

It is by becoming increasingly complex that the self might be said to grow.**
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

What if,
Complexity isn’t heaviness.
We follow our curiosities,
Alchemising these into interests and pursuits and processes –
The kinds that change us in the process:

We were living the process as we created it.^

What if,
Complexity is more heightened definition –
Me being more me,
You being more you.
And with it a lightness that shapes each life differently,
Forming each more purposefully,
That purpose being a graceful arc
through the bright but also the
dark days,
And sometimes it feels like

*Robert Macfarlane’s The Old Ways;
**Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow;
^Joseph Jaworski’s Source.

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