Today, I received an email from the Australian government letting me know that I’ve been approved for a Working Holiday Visa. I felt . . . happy? sad? I guess I experienced a combination of both, or more like this poignant, nostalgic feeling for a future I envisioned, but never really believed I would experience.
“Power doesn’t have to show off. Power is confident, self-assuring, self-starting and self-stopping, self-warming and self-justifying. When you have it, you know it.”
— Ralph Ellison (The Invisible Man) / 1952
This quote rings incredibly true. People who are confident, truly, and comfortably in their own skin,