I have to drive to Cedar Rapids weekly for allergy shots.
At first I was bummed.
Two or three wasted hours every week.
But I was wrong ...
Because I decided to listen to podcasts from the
weekly radio show, "On Being."
I listened to one on the way down,
one on the way back.
And the interviews were stunning.
I was especially touched by the poet/philosopher
In his interview he said this:
"Human beings are the only creatures on this earth who can refuse to become themselves."
This thought took my breath away ...
and I immediately found myself praying,
do not let me