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On Sunday, I drove to Indiana for a Choice Literacy retreat for contributors hosted by Brenda Power, the founder of Choice Literacy. Last year, the Choice Literacy retreat was such an awesome experience for me and I was excited to return. This year was equally as amazing. Being surrounded by writers for two days, writing, sharing, discussing, reflecting on habits is deeply moving. This year, Brenda brought in bits and pieces of inspiration text for us to read and discuss.
At one point, she handout copies of A More Beautiful Question by Warren Berger. We were asked to read a short section to discuss. So far, this book is making me really think hard about life and what I want to contribute to the world. I'm excited to read more and work on my own beautiful question. I already know I'll be writing more about this topic as I've been thinking about it a lot since the retreat. It's led to some pretty deep thinking which reminded me of the song Closer to Fine by the Indigo Girls.
I definitely think we need a balance of both. There is so much to enjoy about life and being able to let go and live in the moment is magical. Similarly, it's important to think about life and what we can offer in the time that we are here so that we can feel okay about letting go and living in the moment. I would love to hear what insight you might have when you listen to or read these lyrics.
"Closer To Fine"
I hope today finds you closer to fine than yesterday!
Thanks for sharing your thoughts!