“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” I find this quote, from Jon Kabat-Zin, professor of medicine and founder of the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts, so inspiring, especially this time of year.
Often when we hear the word “vulnerable,” we associate it with some sort of negative idea or experience. It can bring to mind weakness, disenfranchisement, or lack of protection. Consider the expressions “vulnerable members of society,” “vulnerable to infection,” “vulnerable before the committee of her peers.”