Monday, November 10, 2014

Well Said: Embracing the Future

To have a child is to embrace a future you can't control.
Radio Lab, Tom French, 23 Weeks 6 Days episode
We tend to think of what we can't control in terms of dread, of the worst that could happen. But what if we turn it around and think of the times joy or happiness has surprised us? That is something we can't control either. And a child brings those in measures overflowing, in unpredictable ways.

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