When You Find Your Place, Hold On To It

Quotes and Notes #298, August 29

Hold on tight and follow the light

Hold on tight and follow the light

“Find your place on the planet. Dig in, and take responsibility from there.”—Gary Snider—

The Virginia Creeper on the bridge struggles to find its place. It clings on to its home, searching, searching. Eventually, though, it will find water, sustenance, and it will find the light—at which point it will thrive, grow to its environment, and find its full potential.

Having found its place, the vine will rest for the winter and come back stronger, year after year.

Are you making the best of your place? If you have found the light, hold on to it. Hold on tight and follow.

Do it with a big smile
Everything is going to be all right.
John P. Schulz—“Sweetie Drives on Chemo Days.”

I will spend the weekend with my mother in Tennessee. No article tomorrow. I get a small break every now and then—john—

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