“In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.” Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Self-Reliance”, 1841
Starting today I am participating in Trust 30 writing challenge.
#Trust30 is an online initiative and 30-day writing challenge that encourages you to look within and trust yourself. Use this as an opportunity to reflect on your now, and to create direction for your future. 30 prompts from inspiring thought-leaders will guide you on your writing journey.
This initiative is inspired by Ralph Waldo Emerson‘s Self-Reliance.
Through Self Reliance, one of his classic essays, Emerson reiterated the need for each individual to avoid conformity and false consistency, and follow his or her own instincts and ideas.
To celebrate Emerson’s 208th birthday, The Domino Project (TDP) republished Self Reliance on May 25th. This publication is a fusion of old and new. Age old words of wisdom shared by Emerson more than a century ago – combined with inspiring quotes by many of our contemporaries.
If you too believe in not conforming to convention then check the details at Self Reliance website created by TDP and commit to the pledge.