Pausing to appreciate..

“Going forward, we are all vulnerable to accidents, personal tragedies, political and economic realities, but the one thing we control is how much of the journey we pause to appreciate. Albert Enstein once said, ‘There are only two ways to live your life – one, as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is a miracle.'”

Samantha Power, 2010

I’m a sucker for a good graduation speech and have been listening to a number of guests at recent Harvard graduations. I particularly loved this thought from Samantha Power, human rights activist and Pultizer prize winner.

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