“In the cold wind,
if you can lean against others,
none of you will blow away.
You keep each other from falling
or help each other get back up.
Someone holds out a hand,
or even scared old you may hold out a hand,
and a person in need
reaches for it and hangs on.”
– Anne Lamott
Why are we scared to hold out a hand or grab the one reaching toward us? Are we afraid of our 'who' or afraid to show it to others? As we grow our self awareness, we are open to vulnerability and to share out innermost selves. After all, once we know our who, nobody can really touch us. If we want to feel more alive, more in touch, we need to lean in ... <3