The human question

Team Darth Vader or Team Luke Skywalker? Do you side with the Empire, even though your soul will probably be crushed in the process, or do you side with the Rebellion, even if the odds are stacked way, way, way, against you? … In the end, we all have our Empire side and our Rebellion side. *

It’s not be accident that the pristine wilderness of our planet disappears as the understanding of your own inner wild nature fades.**
Clarissa Pinkola Estés

Here’s the questions again:
What does it mean to you to be
I have found myself asking a few people this lately;
There are always wonderful and fascinating and transcending responses that tend to cut through
everyday existence to something
Something they want to be or to do,
Even while they are in the thick of
“all the things that need to be done.”
The question simply enables us to
Before it’s too late.

If I’ve learned nothing else,
I’ve learned this:
a questions is a powerful thing,
a mighty use of words.^

*gapingvoid’s blog: The ONE Choice All Fulfilled People Make;
**Clarissa Pinkola Estés’ Women Who Run With the Wolves;

^Krista Tippett’s Becoming Wise.

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