“There are probably other incredible souls who will change your sense of what’s possible and will change your life in such beautiful ways, that are still out there, that we have yet to meet.”
When was the last time you got lost? Maybe it happened in the chapters of a delicious novel, or in a conversation with dear friends that stretched late into the night. Perhaps, more literally, you took the wrong exit off the highway, or made a wrong turn on the trail. Or maybe, some tide in life swept the path beneath your feet – with a sudden force, or a slow retreat – leaving only the vast terrain of mystery in its wake.
Volunteering the threads from our personal experiences of feeling lost holds the potential to serve as a throughline – or even lifeline – to each other. In this week’s edition of The Summer of The Pause, we pick up tools that help us weave these into the poetry of being human, together.
In all the ways you lose yourself this summer, may you encounter people whose stories, questions, or struggles extend a new thread for you to follow …
Generative Tool inspired by Sarah Kay
Send this card to someone in your life as an invitation to exchange stories. See what this offers to you both.
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If you’re moved, share your reflection on how this conversation went by emailing us. And, watch this space next week (any chosen reflections will be anonymized).