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‘We Recently Had A Daughter – Now She’s 21’

‘It’s no longer called the age of ‘majority’, when you passed from being a minor to a major. But it remains a liminal moment, with a freedom to do now what you might never be able to do again. And it makes a parent wonder if he can throw any light on the road that lies ahead. It turns out every thought I had has been thought first, and said better, by someone else.’

1. ‘This being human is a guesthouse,’ said the poet Rumi, 800 years ago. ‘Every day a new arrival.’ Open your eyes wide at the arrival of each morning, take it all in, make a note. Every day is also a departure….

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Twenty One Thoughts on Being Twenty One. For Medium.

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