It’s really all of this

What if our life skills had more value than our worldly possessions. The most content human by far is one who can create a world out of nothing.*
Keri Smith

There is another world that exists only because you exist: the world of your own private consciousness, feeling and sensations. Your world is one in which, as the psychologist R. D. Laing put it, there is only one set of footprints.**
Ken Robinson

It feels like it came from nowhere, that, somehow,
we made it out of nothing,
But everything comes from somewhere, from
some thing.
It’s just that we’ve embraced a part of ourselves we hadn’t
previously recognised and/or valued, or
put some skills together in a different way, or
remembered how we used to do this thing, and put it to
action in a new way.
May you explore your inner world, and
Bring us back something to inspire us
into our own, to make something
out of all of this:
Jimmy Baldwin used to like to talk about
is “achieving ourselves,”
finding you we are,
what we’re for and
making that possible for each other.^

*Keri Smith’s The Wander Society;
**Ken Robinson’s Out of Our Minds;
^Vincent Harding, from Krista Tippett’s Becoming Wise.

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