Like a life, a journey assumes a shape and a meaning that are only
clear afterward, and like a journey, a life requires that you learn
to let go of the plan when the actuality departs from it, to embrace
what's arriving, let go of what's departing,
to move forward and not get stuck.
~ Rebecca Solnit________________________________
Quoted from Rebecca Solnit, "The Art of Arrival: Rebecca Solnit on Travel and Friendship", Orion, Summer 2014 (This essay also was featured as a Longreads Exclusive.)