I like hearing this murmur from the other side of the world. It reminds me that the world is large and the possibilities nearly infinite.
For a while when I was in my twenties, pre-Internet, whenever I felt low I went to a newsstand and bought a New York Times. It reminded me that the world was larger than whatever--
No, wait! The voices in the next room are from South Africa, I just heard a reference to Johannesburg.
Anyway, having a look at The Times reminded me that my options were larger than whatever limited set I was focused on that day. It inevitably worked, if only a little.
Yesterday I was posting about the power of following our particular passions where they lead, into deeper knowledge and engagement. Today, I remember that a wide view can also be greatly inspiring and exciting and en-couraging.