Being open means letting go of the rules in one’s head and accepting things the way they are, while allowing for what might be.
Being open is risking vulnerability in favor of the possibility.
Open is listening to someone’s full thought without offering the counter reply of, “yes, but.”
Open is talking to a stranger in a line.
Open is generosity instead of hoarding.
Open is trust and forgiveness wrapped into one.
Open is acting beyond one’s fears, stepping into the spaciousness of the unknown, confident that the outcome will be good.
Openness is flexible and curious, not being tied to the safety of outcomes. Openness is aliveness.