Not So Big

There’s no question that even a baby elephant is a very large animal. But they probably don’t feel big at all, dependent as they are on the enormous adults around them.

What part of your life feels vulnerable in spite of the fact that it looks impressive to the rest of the world?

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The Magic People

“It’s very hard to have ideas. It’s very hard to put yourself out there, it’s very hard to be vulnerable, but those people who do that are the dreamers, the thinkers and the creators. They are the magic people of the world.”
―Amy Poehler

How do you dare to put yourself out in the world as a creator, thinker or dreamer?

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Under the Snow

A blizzard is an invading force, an unstoppable take-over. Or snow is an insulating blanket, bringing silence and an insistent peace. Like pretty much anything, what it feels like depends largely on what you bring to the situation.

What do you enjoy that many people find scary or undesirable?

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Under Threat

So much these days feels threatening in a global sense—we are vulnerable to climate change, to the possibility of nuclear war, to broken political processes, to various forms of oppression. Many of us live with the feeling of a hammer hanging over our heads.

How do you find your power when you feel under threat?

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Growing Up

“When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability…. To be alive is to be vulnerable.”
―Madeleine L’Engle

What aspect of your life feels more vulnerable now than it did when you were younger?

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