Inspiration 1

The following story is as much a metaphor for our work in designing programs as it is about making a satisfying old age for oneself.

Yitzak Perlman, the virtuoso violinist, is reported to have said, after a spectacular performance on a violin with a broken string

“You know, sometimes it is the artist’s task to find out how much music you can still make with what you have left!”

 (Read the whole story in “A Call to Fearlessness for Gentle Leaders” address at the Shambhala Institute Core program, Halifax, 2006)

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