What bends our heart toward adventure? Is the ground already shaking and we balance with slightly bended knees? Do our memories nudge us forward or our desires pull us into journeys? What draws us toward that first step?
Osheta Moore refers to curiosity as the birthplace of connection. Whatever our role, it is an ongoing invitation to explore and stretch beyond our knowing, our safety, or our narrative.
What draws you to peek over the edge?
“The arts present the most powerful form of nonviolent resistance. …Reminders of beauty can present justice in words, images, and songs that draw us in and captivate our attention until their truth can reach our hearts and transform our communities.” ~ Makoto Fujimura, Culture Care
How do you become a bouquet of flowers?
There are hard and formative experiences that create “a point of deep self-reflection that forced them to question who they were and what mattered to them. It required them to examine their values, question their assumptions, hone their judgment.” ~ Bennis/Thomas
What have been those formative moments for you?
May my mind come alive today
To the invisible geography
That invites me to new frontiers,
To break the dead shell of yesterdays,
To risk being disturbed and changed.” ~ John O’Donohue
What draws your eye as you enter the day?
“The difference between confusion and ‘don’t know’ is that confusion can only see one way out and that way is blocked, while ‘don’t know’ is open to miracles and insights.” ~ Joyce Rupp
What “don’t know” opens paths of curiosity?