Laugh, cry, think

you laugh, you think, and you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day.
You do that seven days a week, you’re going to have something special.

Valvano; ESPY speech

Don’t you think this is such a solid way to take each day? Jimmy V is famous in the sports world for this speech and for giving it just weeks away from dying.

It’s fascinating how death being “close” brings this perspective out of people. But it’s always close…

Nothing remarkable or extraordinary about this photo except a remarkable smile from an extraordinary dude named Derek. Miss this man but hopefully we will be reunited soon.

It’s wild to me how much wisdom is out there..and we’re totally naive to it until we feel it for ourselves. I think we take for granted the fact we don’t come out of the womb knowing everything about everything..

When quotes have inspired me to follow some intuition or taken me to some new understanding of the world, I’ve made an effort to write them down. It seems like time to start sharing some of them. I hope they might inspire someone else struggling to make sense of all this chaos we think we understand so well.