Burn down that house…

high speed photos of exploding flowers“There are those who receive as birthright an adequate or at least unquestioned sense of self and those who set out to reinvent themselves, for survival or for satisfaction, and travel far. Some people inherit values and practices as a house they inhabit; some of us have to burn down that house, find our own ground, build from scratch, even as a psychological metamorphosis.”

– Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost






  1. this is great David, thanks 😉


  2. Thanks Anake…


  3. Provocative as always, David–thx!


  4. And some times people burn down that house, regardless of how well it served them, because a new purpose, meaning, needs a different residence (so to speak)..


  5. Alex Jones says:

    Life burnt my house down a few times, then I got back up again and rebuilt.


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