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Join Date: 10 Aug 2004
Location: New Hampshire, USA
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I love the woman on the roof. It immediately reminded me of Fiddler on the Roof, except she's dancing, not fiddling. I love the story about jumping off the roof, believing you will fly -- yes, the birds seem to promise that.

I think it is also a common feeling when we are young, and when we are in beginner's mind - and we are just oblivious to the dangers.

There's a poem by Rumi, where he warns a young poet (himself?)
to "...sitdown. You are drunk. And this is the edge of the roof."

I've always loved that. This card is about walking that edge, whether it's a cliff, a roof, or any new venture. There are so many things we would not try if we were always adult and cautious.
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