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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Keys And Doors

a key to a vital life is an eagerness to learn and a willingness to change. (from maryanneradmacher.com #01026)

The President of Portland State University stood in my studio. We had been discussing my unique educational path as she shopped in my little studio for greeting cards and posters.

She was frustrated at not finding a sentiment that expressed how essential education is throughout a life. So as she chatted my pen was moving over paper. I wrote sentences exploring my own view toward learning and how I kept my enthusiasm alive for new ideas . When she brought her pile of cards to the drawing board, which was also my sales counter in those days, I was able to present her with a card I’d just made…

A KEY to a vital life is an eagerness to learn and a willingness to change. What are YOUR KEYS to a vital life? And what doors are they opening today?

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