Tenderness

Chris Abani on tenderness…

Abani states:
“I aspire to be more tender but I fail at it every day, but that’s part of the beauty of aspiration, that we must reach sincerely, understanding that maybe we can never succeed, but that in reaching for it opens up a new tributary in our understanding.”

After listening to the podcast below, please share your thoughts about what you have heard. In particular, what does it mean to be tender with ourselves and others?

http://lithub.com/chris-abani-on-tenderness-james-baldwin-and-trying-to-write-about-the-refugee-experience/

Click on Podcast (scroll down a little after clicking on link).

I hope you find Abani’s words enlightening and thought provoking.