And I’m relieved.
If I were only looking for people like me, I’d have to travel far. And I’d be disappointed when I met them.
They wouldn’t add anything or fill my gaps.
Amplify, yes, but only in volume, not colour, diversity, or nuance.
Instead, I want to have my eyes wide open and my ears alert for people with whom I can be more than I am now.
And together to become more than the sum of our parts.
~ Building on Ai-jen Poo’s excellent quote from yesterday: Who do you need alongside?