Journey to the Center of Self Worth
Huffington Post - over 2 years
Does dissatisfaction lead to introspection? Does introspection lead to dissatisfaction? Neither one of these issues is guaranteed to trigger the other (this ain't no "Which came first? The chicken or the egg?" kind of hypothetical). The inquisitive mind can venture into dangerous places -- or not. Consider this classic exchange between Sir Reginald Bunthorne and the village milkmaid from Gilbert & Sullivan's 1881 operetta entitled Patience; or, Bunthorne's Bride. Bunthorne: Tell me, girl, do you ever yearn? Patience: I earn my living. In August, Mina Morita (the new artistic director of San Francisco's Crowded Fire Theater) offered some poignant perspectives on how embracing risk brings meaning to our lives. For cynics like Margo Channing (who detest cheap sentiment), this innocent expression of romantic yearning from 1986's animated feature, An American Tail, might be enough to trigger their gag reflex. On rare occasions, an indistinct cravi...
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