Moments of Grace

By on Oct 14, 2013 in Risks and Passions | 1 comment

My friend Casey talks about “Moments of Grace,” and I think it’s a beautiful conception, one I want to share with all of you.  It’s very relevant to taking risks in pursuing one’s passion because it answers the question, “How can I possibly change my life from this one to the one I want to have?” A Moment of Grace is best understood as a door that quietly swings open just off to the side of our usual path.  Inside the door we can catch a fleeting glimpse of ourselves.  But not ourselves as we are, rather ourselves as we might be, if we were a little more healthy, a little more honest, a little more true. I guess you could say a Moment of Grace is a beckoning doorway to our potential, our calling, our passion. For me, one such Moment of Grace happened when I was around thirty years old, and I was totally depressed and feeling lost in my life.  I...