Carrot of potential

 

I have to laugh. The moment I feel I finally have a clear sense of purpose and direction in my work, the universe delivers a tantalizing carrot, enticing me to other work, testing my resolve.

Before this carrot arrived, I called a circle of 14 remarkable people, to begin a dive into an evolutionary purpose I sense we serve for cities: to create the conditions for cities to serve citizens well, and for citizens to serve cities well.

Each of us, in our own ways, are in the throes of discerning the work we are called to do for our city.

Here’s what I caught in our closing words before parting. A carrot of potential…

 

A carrot of potential 
 
A carrot of potential
personally inviting
me to grow
the innovation
in me stretching 
amalgamating
energy in the heart
of the dragon
here, in me
in my city 
emerging 
me
in an ensemble
growing a whole
journey
 
 
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