“The inner life of any great thing will be incomprehensible to me until I develop and deepen an inner life of my own.”
—Parker J Palmer, Founder/Sr. Partner Emeritus, Center for Courage & Renewal
Examine all the greatness you see around you.
Who are the great people? Beyond the people, where are the places and things in your world that you consider extraordinary and wonderful?
If your list is very long, Parker Palmer would probably applaud you for doing the important and often difficult work of personal inquiry and introspection. By doing this inner work and seeing more deeply into our hearts, minds, and souls, we can find our own greatness and thus recognize it when we look to the outer world.
How and in what ways can and will you examine and reflect more deeply on your inner world to discover new levels of your own greatness?
With this increased awareness and clarity, look again and again at the people, places, and things around you, to embrace and delight in your wondrous world.
Please reply to this post and let me know what you discover!