Who are you when no one’s looking?

Who are you when you’re alone behind the wheel?

Who are you when you daydream?

Who are you when life shows up in a bad way?

Who are you when you’re not praying, meditating, exercising, or working?

Who are you when you’re not paying attention?

Who are you when you’re not dressed up and on-queue?

Who are you when you surrender the reins of your consciousness to extraneous minutia?

It all adds up to the sum of who we are. Both ‘on’ and ‘off’ count. When looking at it this way, it’s clear that we have endless opportunities for growth.


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