The gift lives on

My feelings of inadequacy were the environment form which my purpose in life would emerge.*
Erwin McManus

Play to keep playing.**
Seth Godin

Everyone can play and
all can keep on playing –
It’s an infinite game in which
everyone may flourish;
Don’t believe anyone who says otherwise.
I am grateful that Erwin McManus’ sense of inadequacy meant that
he created his own game,
A game he gifted and invited me into almost eighteen years ago now,
And which I now invite you into.
This is the wonder of the infinite game as gift,
Not only being the gift itself, but also
the spirit and the community of the gift:^
Play to keep playing.**

*Erwin McManus’ The Genius of Jesus;
**Seth Godin’s The Practice;
^Lewis Hyde’s The Gift.

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