Never too late

Man and society are resurrected every moment in the act of hope and of faith in the here and now; every act of love, of awareness, of compassion is resurrection; every act of sloth, of greed, of selfishness is death.*
Erich Fromm

[W]e are a limited amount of time. That’s how completely our limited time defines us.**
Oliver Burkeman

We may think that the time has passed,
But whilst we are here there are
hope and faith,
That is,
if we want to be creators of these,
As Eve Ensler offers:
We find our fulfilment
where we choose to find our fulfilment.^

We do not have to wait for our godot, but will
find with ourselves our world of possibility:
It is a constant effort and hard work –
and inexplicably life-affirming –
to honour who you are,
what you believe,
and why you are here.^^

There is only one proviso:
If we are to find ourselves, then
We must find each other:
Whether met or read,
People have changed me,
As Xavier Le Pichon has expressed so well:
My heart cannot be educated by myself.
It can only come out of a
relationship with others.^

In opening to the other we
open to ourselves.

*Erich Fromm’s The Revolution of Hope;
**Oliver Burkeman’s Four Thousand Weeks;
^Krista Tippett’s Becoming Wise;
^^Elle Luna’s The Crossroads of Should and Must.

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