Leaping. It’s that time again, February 29 when a realigning “extra” day discombobulates the calendar and there’s a sense of curiosity and delight. And I’m feeling a little on edge. I’ve been working on an “academic” paper that has been strangely fun. I’ve been reading and researching and sharing and shaping ideas on the page for a couple of weeks now and I find it pretty interesting. And scary. Is this really what I want to say to a group of esteemed colleagues? Is my sense of play too ridiculous for such critical thinking people? As I head into editing today, will I keep my sense of resilience and balance? Should I look before leaping or leap before looking?
How do you approach big learning in life? Are you an all in jumper or a tentative stepper? Who do you truly want to be?
Writing Prompt: I am ready to leap into….