“Tell me, what will you do with your one wild and precious life?” As I listened to Ellen reflect on this passage from Mary Oliver’s poem, “A Summer’s Day,” this past Sunday, I kept thinking about ways to take advantage of this time I’ve been given on earth. I want to make a difference. I want to see and learn about distant parts of the world.
I imagined myself doing something new and impulsive. Not dangerously impulsive, but