We’re Meant For The Edge

I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you can see all kinds of things you can’t see from the center.
~Kurt Vonnegut

Growth only comes from adversity and from challenge—from stepping away from what’s comfortable and familiar and stepping out into the unknown.
~Ben Saunders

The purpose of life, after all, is to love it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences.
~Eleanor Roosevelt

I wish we weren’t (meant for the edge, that is) but I think we are.  I think Vonnegut and Saunders and Eleanor Roosevelt all got it right.  And so on wobbly legs, untethered and a little afraid, I make my way forward from one precipice to the next.

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