These are certainly fascinating times. We can say it’s a renaissance of unprecedented proportions, but within what frame of reference?
The backward lens Peering within and throughout Past weathered and faded masks Through airs and arrogance All our faces of doubt Nothing hides for long…
Life offers us so much to play with. Our challenge, after a while, is to be open to the unknowns, beyond the hurts and seemingly empty places.
I’ve never been a confident man.
I’m sure there’s some elaborate formula that would shed light on the hows and whys: this gene, coupled with that circumstance, those parents, that culture, those schools, those books, that trauma, that success, these friends, those choices, those actions, and that value… multiplied by this belief and that evidence, equals this man?