There’s never any knowing which of our actions, which of
our idlenesses won’t have things hanging on it forever. (E.
My question is: what does it mean to become a self? That is
my place of engagement. I don’t have to travel to far
distant places to explore my question. Rather in my own community
and the circle of all the people I meet I can find the challenges
and the processes I would like to understand and learn from.
In this sense my community is not an ordinary or insignificant
place; it is a place where an individual’s potential
may blossom or wither, where community can grow or not. In
this sense the place where I live and the network of people
with whom I connect everyday is the most important and potentially
fruitful place to be.