It was certainly a crazy and busy week for me and business. I did not get a chance to even think about unplugging and taking a few days for myself to drop off the network.
I did however had the concept of religion and science as sisters run through my head. I have never thought of the two related, and it is definitely stretching my mind to new ideas. That is what the MKE is supposed to do. Challenge your mind and what you currently think, give you ideas but not influence you. As this thought bounces around in my head, I have really come to appreciate just how much work has gone into this course and how hard it must be to teach but not influence or tell us what to think. I still struggle with being the unopinionated observer, but this new revelation has me doubling down on keeping my opinions quiet in my head.
This leads me to the uneasy idea of tuning everything out and just be alone with my thoughts. It excites me to take a few days alone to just tune out everything. I am not sure if I want to be alone with my thoughts but I am up for the challenge. Looking to schedule a day to start and build from there.
This journey reminds me of the Robert Frost poem The Road Not Taken. At the end he says:
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.”
By enrolling in the MKE, this course is the path less travelled, and it has made all the difference to me.