When the heart speaks, it may seem unreasonable. But if we listen to it without losing our heads, we may find hope in it that what lies ahead is a new and better way of living. In that lies the strength of living with an uncovered heart. But there is that fearsome vulnerability too. We take a chance when we open ourselves to others We can be hurt. Are we risking too much?
…The uncovered heart reveals both vulnerability and strength Its strength lies perhaps precisely in that ability to open itself to itself, with an elegance and grace that invites the hearts of others to so too.
the creative process…grips you in the depths of the self. You’re certainly welcome to try to keep it superficial, but then you pay the cost of over-control. You lose, perhaps forever, the part of your experience that you’re choosing not to have .