Gate to somewhere 

It’s late tonight.  I’m returning home after a very long week;

Friday night nearing 10 pm. I left this morning about 6:45 and haven’t been home since then. Too busy doing good work across such a full day, then an evening spent in the company of new friends.

I drive up to parking garage gate. Stopping there, I pick up the remote, press the button, then wait as the gate begins to open.

opening gateI consider for a moment the many gates that are opening across various parts of my life.This is but one. So beautiful in its concreteness.

All gates open to something – new opportunities, connections, dreams. I only have to approach them, activate the switch and then . . . wait. So many openings in my work, my life, my future.

This one is fully open now. I have only but to drive through.


About Be Strong. Be Courageous. Be You

Principal at the School at the north end of Los Angeles Harbor where AWESOME happens. Working to make the world a little more wonder-full.
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13 Responses to Gate to somewhere 

  1. franmcveigh says:

    Poetic! Gates as a metaphor for new opportunities! Hope you have a great weekend and can also recharge a bit!


  2. jarhartz says:

    Something very beautiful in concreteness, the gates and your post.


  3. I love this idea of actively opening gates in our path. Sometimes it takes more courage than I have. I admire your bravery and optimism. I’m looking forward to hearing more about what you find as you travel through those gates!


  4. Mindi Rench says:

    Love this post and the image of gates as opportunities. I’ll be viewing gates differently from not on!


  5. onathought says:

    Beautiful metaphor – may our gates continue to open!


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