For sale: baby shoes, never worn.
For sale: baby shoes, never worn. I became obsessed with these words the first time I read them. They are condensed, streamlined, thought producing and most importantly, engage the readers mind. These simple words inspire the mind to do what it does best, create stories, use imagination and conjure deep emotions that reflect ones own life. It is impossible to read that sentence and not have the words fill your mind with a lifetimes worth of stories, it has been called the worlds shortest novel or more modernly, flash fiction. For sale: baby shoes, never worn.
Everyday I speak multiple times in front of ten to thirty people: teaching, physically adjusting and trying to make their quality of life a little better. I teach yoga. I practice yoga. Maybe those two sentences should be reversed, my practice leads my teaching. Since I read "For sale: baby shoes, never worn" I have thought about it daily in my practice. If I could condense down the essence of what I try to teach into six simple words that powerful, what would they be? what would happen?