Good questions

“The marvellous thing about a good question is that it shapes our identity as much by the asking as it does by the answering.” David Whyte

I love this wise insight from the poet David Whyte. And suspect it is even more relevant today than when penned in 2011.

In the article – 10 Questions That Have No Right To Go Away – David refers to an earlier poem Sometimes (also included in Essentials).

As I stand here now, the penultimate stanza draws me:

that have patiently
waited for you

And I want to be quiet enough to hear them…