Random Reflections from 30,000′
My professional and personal journey continues to be one of passion, excitement, wonder, gratitude, and discovery. My philosophy is pretty simple and straightforward. Complexity and ambiguity are too demanding and confusing. I believe, in life, we have a responsibility — and a truly stunning opportunity — to travel down a collective, perpetual, highway. Actually, more like a twisting, turning, hilly, path. Sometimes pretty bumpy and muddy, and sometimes scary-smooth, clear, and serene. At any rate, we are continually drawn off this path into villages along the way. Villages where we get to both teach and, always, learn. We teach what life has shared with us — to date — and we listen carefully, ask questions, take notes, and learn from those who’ve traveled before us or have visited other villages.
Once our stay is up (we never truly know when this will occur), we gather up our new found insights and learnings, and move back onto the collective highway only to stop, once more, a little ways up the path. And, so it goes…
The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
– Robert Frost, “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening”