Mission of the Heart

My sister's awe put a fire to my imagination

[Note: This post originally appeared on the An Economy of Meaning blog on 11 June 2013 about 6pmET. I’m reposting it here because it’s mentioned in My Sister Got Me Started and an upcoming interview (I’ll post a link when it goes live)]

Yesterday afternoon I achieved a goal I gave myself when I was in grade school.

My sister shared a story then and, in her telling, I, as a child, was so overwhelmed by her sense of awe, of excitement, of wonder, of possibility and imagination that I decided one day I would return her sharing, to give back that sense of joy and wonder, to fire those feelings of awe and excitement and experience that imagination again.
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