“Here, I made this.” … These four words carry with them generosity, intent, risk, and intimacy. The more we say them, and mean them, and deliver on them, the more art and connection we create, And we create change for a living.*
Listening is about being present, not just about being quiet. I meet others with the live I’ve lived, not just with my questions.**
I also made it for me.
In fact, the best things I will ever share
matter to me, are
Two myths help us to be
One is personal,
The other is social.^
*Seth Godin’s The Practice;
**Krista Tippett’s Becoming Wise;
^Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers’ The Power of Myth.