Before I die I want to ________. I was first introduced to the power/ challenge of this sentence at a TEDx conference. When we challenge ourselves and our communities, it is amazing how we come together and create. This was the original TED talk that was the inspiration for the board at our local TEDx conference:
And, this was what happened at the TEDx Conference:
I found that it was very hard for me to commit to writing on the board, as there were so many things I wanted to say. Before I die I want to get my doctorate. Before I die I want to make a difference. Before I die I want to live life to the fullest. Before I die I want to know I have made one person’s life happier. Before I die I want to….. I could write a list that would fill pages, others struggle to come up with one answer. This exercise really is a challenge and it is beautiful to watch it develop and grow.
Today, 60 days ’til 40, I ask you – my readers – to fill in the blanks with me. “Before I die I want to ___________”