I was recently asked to share a brief bit of advice, words of wisdom and hope, to a friend's daughter as she graduates from high school. "She will be surprised with notes from friends and family offering best wishes and advice for the future in these challenging times."
Rather than ponder and pontificate, I just shared the first things that blurted onto the screen.
1. Don't wait. Don't wait for someone else to tell you you're ready, or for some "appropriate" age or degree. If you have energy around something, do it. That energy probably won't be there later - new opportunities will have come up by then.
2. Don't hurry. I know that sounds a bit in opposition to #1, but enjoy where and who you are right now, don't spend too much time looking forward to "When I...". You are, right now.
3. Come to Wildside Farm and be a Wwoofer for a week or two.
Write to Renew - One of our previous graduates, the talented Jay Nahani, is leading us in a Write to Renew workshop June 14th. For writers and non-writers alike, this one-d...